"Proof" has been and remains one of the concepts which characterises mathematics. Covering basic propositional and predicate logic as well as discussing axiom systems and formal proofs, the book seeks to explain what mathematicians understand by proofs and how they are communicated. The authors explore the principle techniques of direct and indirect proof including induction, existence and uniqueness proofs, proof by contradiction, constructive and non-constructive proofs, etc. Many examples from analysis and modern algebra ...

100% Mathematical Proof 1996, Wiley, Chichester, England

ISBN-13: 9780471961994

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100% Mathematical Proof 1996, Wiley, Chichester, England

ISBN-13: 9780471961987

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