Synopses & Reviews
This book, which is based on Pólya's method of problem solving, aids students in their transition from calculus (or precalculus) to higher-level mathematics. The book begins by providing a great deal of guidance on how to approach definitions, examples, and theorems in mathematics
Review
From the reviews of the second edition: "This is at heart a fairly conventional transition text, but it has a number of features that encourage students to practice and improve their mathematical reading, writing, and proving skills. ... The book is primarily concerned with an exposition of those parts of mathematics in which students need a more thorough grounding before they can work successfully in upper-division undergraduate courses. ... a mathematically-conventional but pedagogically-innovative take on transition courses." (Allen Stenger, The Mathematical Association of America, September, 2011)
Review
From the reviews of the second edition:
"This is at heart a fairly conventional transition text, but it has a number of features that encourage students to practice and improve their mathematical reading, writing, and proving skills. ... The book is primarily concerned with an exposition of those parts of mathematics in which students need a more thorough grounding before they can work successfully in upper-division undergraduate courses. ... a mathematically-conventional but pedagogically-innovative take on transition courses." (Allen Stenger, The Mathematical Association of America, September, 2011)
Synopsis
This book not only introduces proof techniques and other foundational principles of higher mathematics, but also helps students develop the necessary abilities to read, write and prove using mathematical definitions, examples and theorems.
Synopsis
Reading, Writing, and Proving is designed to guide mathematics students during their transition from algorithm-based courses
Synopsis
This book, which is based on Pólya's method of problem solving, aids students in their transition from calculus (or precalculus) to higher-level mathematics. The book begins by providing a great deal of guidance on how to approach definitions, examples, and theorems in mathematics
Synopsis
Reading, Writing, and Proving is designed to guide mathematics students during their transition from algorithm-based courses
About the Author
Ueli Daepp is an associate professor of mathematics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. He was born and educated in Bern, Switzerland and completed his PhD at Michigan State University. His primary field of research is algebraic geometry and commutative algebra. Pamela Gorkin is a professor of mathematics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. She also received her PhD from Michigan State where she worked under the director of Sheldon Axler. Prof. Gorkin's research focuses on functional analysis and operator theory. Ulrich Daepp and Pamela Gorkin co-authored of the first edition of "Reading, Writing, and Proving" whose first edition published in 2003. To date the first edition (978-0-387-00834-9 ) has sold over 3000 copies.
Table of Contents
-Preface.