Principles of Mathematics

A Primer
Author(s): Vladimir Lepetic
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Dec 28, 2015
Product Number: EB00659374
Released: Mar 22, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119131694
Publisher: Wiley
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Presents a uniquely balanced approach that bridges introductory and advanced topics in modern mathematics An accessible treatment of the fundamentals of modern mathematics, Principles of Mathematics: A Primer provides a unique approach to introductory andadvanced mathematical topics. The book features six main subjects, whichcan be studied independently or in conjunction with each other including: settheory; mathematical logic; proof theory; group theory; theory of functions; andlinear algebra. The author begins with comprehensive coverage of the necessary building blocks in mathematics and emphasizes the need to think abstractly and develop an appreciation for mathematical thinking. Maintaining a useful balance of introductory coverage and mathematical rigor, Principles of Mathematics: A Primer features: -Detailed explanations of important theorems and their applications -Hundreds of completely solved problems throughout each chapter -Numerous exercises at the end of each chapter to encourage further exploration -Discussions of interesting and provocative issues that spark readers' curiosity and facilitate a better understanding and appreciation of the field of mathematics Principles of Mathematics: A Primer is an ideal textbook for upper-undergraduate courses in the foundations of mathematics and mathematical logic as well as for graduate-level courses related to physics, engineering, and computer science. The book is also a useful reference for readers interested in pursuing careers in mathematics and the sciences.

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