Book of Proof. (5 reviews). Richard Hammack, Virginia Commonwealth University . Pub Date: ISBN Publisher: Independent. Proofs in Calculus. § and. § used in some e x ercises. Ignore them if. Chap ter. 3 is omitted. § used in tw o e x ercises. Richard Hammack. Book of. Book of Proof has ratings and 11 reviews. David said: Playing with Numbers22 June – Sydney Well, what do you know, a university textbook that.

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This books is a must read for anyone going into upper division math, regardless of major! But I’m finding the payoff is high. Write a customer review. This would get a higher rating if I could. Yeah, I remember the last time I was at Uni and the most expensive aspect of it was the books well, yes, the fees, but the government technically pays for that.

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Book of Proof by Richard Hammack

Since this topic is relevant for many aspiring mathematicians, the text will live a long life. Material has been edited for clarity, typos have been corrected, and some new exercises have been added.

hammqck It’s lucid, literate, well-constructed, and affordable. More on Proof Chapter 4: I do use Chapter 3 combinatorics and add on some graph theory later on in the course. This is an excellent book if you want to know how to read and understand proofs or how to derive proofs yourself. Return to Book Page.


Book of Proof by Richard Hammack

Like seriously, more than one! First things first, it has very clear and detailed notions. The statement is About the Book This is a book about how to prove theorems.

David Leach rated it really liked it Jun 29, Open Preview See a Problem? I can confidently recommend this book to autodidacts. Paperbackpages. I feel weird giving 5 stars to a book about proofs. Comments This book is excellent for an introduction to mathematics proofs course. This text is intended for a transition or introduction to proof and proving in undergraduate mathematics. I contend that these are very significant things, and that they are sufficient rifhard anyone teaching a course of this nature to consider adopting this text.

;roof, who were expected to read considerable sections of the text before coming to class also reported that the text was very good and they liked that the price was right! Aug 28, Kyle rated it it was amazing. Mar 08, hyacinth rated it it was amazing. Mar 25, Brian C Albrecht rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact a University text book that actually costs you absolutely bokk.


Hover on the chapter title to see the subsections. The text is very easy to navigate, and there are no issues with the PDF files. That’s not the book’s fault. Written as a text for a one-semester “transition to if mathematics” course, it introduces the undergraduate to logic and proofs and to the basic objects and language used in higher mathematics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. However, in your calculus class you were probably far moreconcerned with how fichard theorem could be applied than in understandingwhy it is true.

It lays a foundation for more theoretical courses such as topology, analysis and abstract algebra. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Likewise, the perfect number theorem’s proof felt like a jump too high for many students so if time is pressing one could opt to postpone these topics in Chapters 7 and 8 respectively. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.