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A spiral workbook for discrete mathematics

Author: Harris Kwong
Publisher: Geneseo, NY : Published by Open SUNY Textbooks, Milne Library, State University of New York at Geneseo, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a text that covers the standard topics in a sophomore-level course in discrete mathematics: logic, sets, proof techniques, basic number theory, functions, relations, and elementary combinatorics, with an emphasis on motivation. It explains and clarifies the unwritten conventions in mathematics, and guides the students through a detailed discussion on how a proof is revised from its draft to a final polished  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harris Kwong
ISBN: 1942341164 9781942341161
OCLC Number: 950573750
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Harris Kwong.

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"This is a text that covers the standard topics in a sophomore-level course in discrete mathematics: logic, sets, proof techniques, basic number theory, functions, relations, and elementary combinatorics, with an emphasis on motivation. It explains and clarifies the unwritten conventions in mathematics, and guides the students through a detailed discussion on how a proof is revised from its draft to a final polished form. Hands-on exercises help students understand a concept soon after learning it. The text adopts a spiral approach: many topics are revisited multiple times, sometimes from a different perspective or at a higher level of complexity. The goal is to slowly develop students' problem-solving and writing skills"--Provided by publisher.

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