Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs

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Developing logical thinking and fundamental mathematical ideas, and using problems that pique students' mathematical curiosity, this work aims to prepare readers for all upper-division mathematics courses and improve their skills in presenting coherent arguments.

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Offering a survey of both discrete and continuous mathematics, Mathematical Thinking begins with the fundamentals of mathematical language and proof techniques such as induction. These are applied to easily-understood questions in elementary number theory and counting. Further techniques of proofs are then developed via fundamental topics in discrete and continuous mathematics. The text can be used for courses emphasizing discrete mathematics, continuous mathematics, or a balance between the two. It contains many engaging examples and stimulating exercises.

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Key Benefit: This book stresses logical thinking and the understanding and communication of fundamental mathematical ideas through the use of intriguing problems that pique readers mathematical curiosity. Key Topics: It thoroughly prepares readers for any advanced mathematics courses and develops their skills in presenting coherent arguments.

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