The Resource The induction book, Steven H. Weintraub, (electronic resource)

The induction book, Steven H. Weintraub, (electronic resource)

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The induction book
Title
The induction book
Statement of responsibility
Steven H. Weintraub
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Language
eng
Summary
Mathematical induction - along with its equivalents, complete induction and well-ordering, and its immediate consequence, the pigeonhole principle - constitute essential proof techniques. Every mathematician is familiar with mathematical induction, and every student of mathematics requires a grasp of its concepts. This volume provides an introduction and a thorough exposure to these proof techniques. Geared toward students of mathematics at all levels, the text is particularly suitable for courses in mathematical induction, theorem-proving, and problem-solving. The treatment begins with both intuitive and formal explanations of mathematical induction and its equivalents. The next chapter presents many problems consisting of results to be proved by induction, with solutions omitted to enable instructors to assign them to students. Problems vary in difficulty; the majority of them require little background, and the most advanced involve calculus or linear algebra. The final chapter features proofs too complicated for students to find on their own, some of which are famous theorems by well-known mathematicians. For these beautiful and important theorems, the author provides expositions and proofs. The text concludes with a helpful Appendix providing the logical equivalence of the various forms of induction
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Midwest
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Weintraub, Steven H
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non fiction
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The induction book, Steven H. Weintraub, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11885063
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online resource
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11885063
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11885063
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11885063
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The induction book, Steven H. Weintraub, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11885063
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11885063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11885063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11885063
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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