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Author Solow, Daniel.

Title How to read and do proofs : an introduction to mathematical thought processes / Daniel Solow
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Wiley, [1990]


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Description xx, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: The Truth of It All. -- The Forward-Backward Method. -- On Definitions and Mathematical Terminology. -- Quantifiers I: The Construction Method. -- Quantifiers II: The Choose Method. -- Quantifiers III: Induction. -- Quantifiers IV: Specialization. -- Quantifiers V: Nested Quantifiers. -- The Contradiction Method. -- The Contrapositive Method. -- Nots of Nots Lead to Knots. -- Special Proof Techniques. -- Summary. -- Appendices. -- Solutions to Exercises. -- Glossary of Mathematical Symbols. -- Index
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.
Proof theory.
LC no. 89070592
ISBN 0471510041