Proof, Logic, and Conjecture

The Mathematician's Toolbox

Author: Robert S. Wolf

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780716730507

Category: Mathematics

Page: 421

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This text is designed to teach students how to read and write proofs in mathematics and to acquaint them with how mathematicians investigate problems and formulate conjecture.

The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs

Author: Antonella Cupillari

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123822173

Category: Mathematics

Page: 283

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The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs instructs students on the primary basic logic of mathematical proofs, showing how proofs of mathematical statements work. The text provides basic core techniques of how to read and write proofs through examples. The basic mechanics of proofs are provided for a methodical approach in gaining an understanding of the fundamentals to help students reach different results. A variety of fundamental proofs demonstrate the basic steps in the construction of a proof and numerous examples illustrate the method and detail necessary to prove various kinds of theorems. New chapter on proof by contradiction New updated proofs A full range of accessible proofs Symbols indicating level of difficulty help students understand whether a problem is based on calculus or linear algebra Basic terminology list with definitions at the beginning of the text

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Was ist Mathematik?

Author: Richard Courant,Herbert Robbins

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642137016

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

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"Was ist Mathematik?" lädt jeden ein, das Reich der Mathematik zu betreten, der neugierig genug ist, sich auf ein Abenteuer einzulassen. Das Buch richtet sich an Leser jeden Alters und jeder Vorbildung. Gymnasiallehrer erhalten eine Fülle von Beispielen, Studenten bietet es Orientierung, und Dozenten werden sich an den Feinheiten der Darstellung zweier Meister ihres Faches erfreuen.

Proof in mathematics education

research, learning and teaching

Author: David Alexander Reid,Christine Knipping

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789460912443

Category: Education

Page: 251

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Research on teaching and learning proof and proving has expanded in recent decades. This reflects the growth of mathematics education research in general, but also an increased emphasis on proof in mathematics education. This development is a welcome one for those interested in the topic, but also poses a challenge, especially to teachers and new scholars. It has become more and more difficult to get an overview of the field and to identify the key concepts used in research on proof and proving. This book is intended to help teachers, researchers and graduate students to overcome the difficulty of getting an overview of research on proof and proving. It reviews the key findings and concepts in research on proof and proving, and embeds them in a contextual frame that allows the reader to make sense of the sometimes contradictory statements found in the literature. It also provides examples from current research that explore how larger patterns in reasoning and argumentation provide insight into teaching and learning.

Mathematik und Plausibles Schließen

Band 2: Typen und Strukturen plausibler Folgerung

Author: G. Polya

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783764307158

Category: Science

Page: 326

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10 in denen meine Beobachtungen meine Schlusse zu stutzen scheinen. Aber ich achte das Urteil des Lesers und will ihn nicht zwingen oder auf irgendeine unsaubere Weise dazu bringen, meine Schlusse anzu nehmen. Naturlich erheben die hier gebotenen Ansichten keinen Anspruch auf Endgultigkeit. Ich konnte in der Tat eine Reihe von Stellen ange ben, wo ich klar empfinde, dass eine grossere oder kleinere Verbesse rung am Platz ware. Ich glaube jedoch, dass die Hauptrichtung richtig ist, und ich hoffe, dass die Ausfuhrungen und vor allem die Beispiele in diesem Werk dazu beitragen mogen, die -Doppelnatun und die -komplementaren Aspekte) plausiblen, insbesondere induktiven Schliessens, zu erhellen, das zuweilen als -objektiv) und zuweilen als -subjektiv) erscheint. Stanford University Georg P6lya Mai 1953 VORWORT ZUR ZWEITEN AUFLAGE Die vorliegende zweite Auflage wurde erweitert durch einen An hang. Dieser enthalt einen Aufsatz -Heuristische Schlussweisen in der Zahlentheorie), entnommen dem American Mathematical Monthly mit der Genehmigung des herausgebenden Vereins, und zusatzliche Bemerkungen und Aufgaben zu verschiedenen Kapiteln. Herzlichen Dank Fraulein Dr. A. Roth fur die gewissenhafte Uber setzung und Frau H. Bretscher fur freundliche Hilfe."

Untersuchungen über höhere Arithmetik

Author: Carl Friedrich Gauss

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821842137

Category: Mathematics

Page: 695

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In this volume are included all of Gauss's number-theoretic works: his masterpiece, Disquisitiones Arithmeticae, published when Gauss was only 25 years old; several papers published during the ensuing 31 years; and papers taken from material found in Gauss's handwriting after his death. These papers include a fourth, fifth, and sixth proof of the Quadratic Reciprocity Law, researches on biquadratic residues, quadratic forms, and other topics. This reprint of the German translation from Latin of the second edition published in 1889 includes an extensive appendix and concludes with a commentary on the papers (with references, where appropriate, to the relevant pages of the Disquisitiones).

Integrated Mathematics

Author: Rheta Norma Pollock Rubenstein,Timothy Craine,Thomas Butts

Publisher: McDougal Littell/Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780395855065

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 784

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Das Mathebuch

Von Pythagoras bis in die 57. Dimension. 250 Meilensteine in der Geschichte der Mathematik

Author: Clifford A. Pickover

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789089982803

Category:

Page: 527

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