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How to think like a mathematician

a companion to undergraduate mathematics

by Kevin Houston

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKevin Houston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA13 .H68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051332M
    ISBN 100521895464
    LC Control Number2008034663

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Mathematician’s answer: All of them. (Okay, it’s no ‘man from Nantucket’ but I got a chuckle out of it.) I also found one of my favorite footnotes: .use or like mathematics are considered geeks or nerds* * Add your own favorite term of abuse for the intelligent but unstylish.

About this Item: Cambridge University Press, Soft cover. Condition: Fine. Fine large paperback. pages. With chapters like How to think logically; Definitions, theorems and proofs; and Mathematics that all good mathematicians need, this book is "essential for any starting undergraduate in mathematics, and can also help if you're studying engineering or physics and need access to.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. How to think like a mathematician by Kevin Houston; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Mathematics, Study and teaching (Higher); Places: United States.

When I was young, I was certain I would be a mathematician. I still think like one. You should, too — and you don’t have to learn math to do it. A little background: I was an outstanding math student in high school and college, won an NSF Fellowship, and entered the.

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