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How to read and do proofs has ratings and 10 reviews. Julie said: This is a very solid introduction to proof techniques, well illustrated with exampl. Math & Physics Books. Contribute to carlosal/Books development by creating an account on GitHub. How to Read and Do Proofs an Introduction to Mathematical Thought Processes. Daniel Solow. (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark.

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Explains how to identify which techniques are used and how they are applied in the specific problem. Federico rated it it was amazing May 22, This book is among a handful that are recommended for new college math majors, minors, and probably a larger group, computer science students who have to take discrete math. John Wiley- Mathematics – pages. The inclusion in practically every chapter of new material on how to read and understand proofs as they are typically presented in class lectures, textbooks, and other mathematical literature.

From inside the book. I believe dp text is an excellent tool for learning how to solve problems and think logically. This is a very solid introduction to proof techniques, well illustrated with examples and exercises.

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How to read and do proofs: The author does an excellent job explaining things and even does proof analysis that breaks down the methods that are used. The text is designed to give its reader, in a concise manner, the toolset required to read and write like prokfs mathematician, provided that you have some knowledge of basic algebra and geometry – the writer is concerned with mathematical proofs as they relate to discrete mathematics so no calculus.

To ask other readers questions about How to read and do proofsplease sign up. Recommended proovs new Math students. I went back to old abd that were assigned for homework and I see them with much greater clarity.


I tried the book of proofs and how to prove it. I firmly believe in solving and wolow as many exercises as one can. Editorial Reviews Review “The instructional material is to the point, with well-considered examples and asides on common mistakes. The 2 negative reviews are not actually reviews, just people who could not figure out their kindle, and they should probably be deleted. Good examples of the author’s thoughtfulness appear in the discourses on pp.

Michael rated it it was amazing Jul 07, View Student Companion Site. Every book, auther, or professor speaks about proofs without understanding where the bottle neck in a student’s knowledge lies. An easy-to-use guide that shows how to read, understand, and do proofs.

A benefit of this book is that there are 15 lectures as rewd as other supplemental material at the wiley website. Description This text makes a great supplement and provides a systematic approach for proos undergraduate and graduate students how to read, understand, think about, and do proofs. Return to Book Page. An Introduction to Mathematical Thought Processes The typesetting is less elegant than for the further editions, but all the exercises have solutions at the end of the book instead of just half of the exercises in the other editions.

Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. If you want more thorough coverage on how to actually porofs proof problems then I would get this books. By the first two chapthers alone is worth the “price of admission”. Nathan Hitchings rated it really liked it Nov 05, Doo you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.


You still have to put tons of time to get better with proofs.

Specialization 69 7 Quantifiers IV: I have, I thing, all the other books that talk about proofs, but for me this is the best. I think that anyone who is comfortable anv algebra and geometry should read this text to broaden their understanding of mathematics – regardless of age.

How to Read and Do Proofs an Introduction to Mathematical Thought Processes

Christopher Hayduk rated it it was amazing Oct 14, An Introduction to Mathematical Thought Processes. Orestes rated it liked it Mar 24, Other editions – View all How to read and do proofs: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method.

Contents The Truth of It All. Paperbackpages. Would you like to change to the site? The book is very good.

Please try again later. The approach is to categorize, identify, and explain at the student’s level the various techniques that are used repeatedly in all proofs, regardless of the subject in which the proofs arise. Videotaped lectures for each proof technique that students can watch at their own pace on the web at reead.

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