BASIC DISCRETE MATHEMATICS: LOGIC, SET THEORY, AND by KOHAR RICHARD

By KOHAR RICHARD

This energetic introductory textual content exposes the scholar within the humanities to the area of discrete arithmetic. A problem-solving established strategy grounded within the rules of George Pólya are on the middle of this publication. scholars discover ways to deal with and clear up new difficulties all alone. an easy, transparent writing variety and well-crafted examples with diagrams invite the scholars to turn into particular and significant thinkers. specific realization has been given to the fabric that a few scholars locate not easy, akin to proofs. This publication illustrates tips on how to spot invalid arguments, to enumerate chances, and to build possibilities. It additionally offers case reports to scholars in regards to the attainable harmful results of ignoring those easy rules. The publication is helpful for a discrete and finite arithmetic direction on the freshman undergraduate point or for self-study considering there are complete ideas to the routines in an appendix.

Contents:

  • Introduction to Logic
  • Proofs and Arguments
  • Sets and Set Operations
  • Infinity
  • Elements of Combinatorics
  • Sequences and Series
  • The Binomial Theorem
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Probability Distributions

Readership: Undergraduates in chance and information, common sense and set theory.

Key Features:

  • One of the 1st books written on discrete arithmetic for the arts audience
  • Litte mathematical wisdom is thought. nice for arts, liberal arts, and influenced high-school students
  • Uses Pólya's method of challenge fixing: comprehend the matter, devise a plan, perform the plan, and glance back
  • Full recommendations to all workouts included
  • Clear format of textual content with crucial figures

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