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Extending Frontiers of Mathematics - 06 edition

Extending Frontiers of Mathematics (ISBN10: 0470412224; ISBN13: 9780470412220)
ISBN13: 978-0470412220
ISBN10: 0470412224

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1597570428
ISBN10: 1597570427

Summary: In the real world of research mathematics, mathematicians do not know in advance if their assertions are true or false. Extending the Frontiers of Mathematics: Inquiries into proof and argumentation requires students to develop a mature process that will serve them throughout their professional careers, either inside or outside of mathematics. Its inquiry-based approach to the foundations of mathematics promotes exploring proofs and other advanced mathematical ideas through these fe
atures: - Puzzles and patterns introduce the pedagogy. These precursors to proofs generate creativity and imagination that the author builds on later - Prove and extend or disprove and salvage, a consistent format of the text, provides a framework for approaching problems and creating mathematical proofs - Mathematical challenges are presented which build upon each other, motivate analytical skills, and foster interesting discussion
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Summary: In the real world of research mathematics, mathematicians do not know in advance if their assertions are true or false. Extending the Frontiers of Mathematics: Inquiries into proof and argumentation requires students to develop a mature process that will serve them throughout their professional careers, either inside or outside of mathematics. Its inquiry-based approach to the foundations of mathematics promotes exploring proofs and other advanced mathematical ideas through these features: - Puzzles and patterns introduce the pedagogy. These precursors to proofs generate creativity and imagination that the author builds on later - Prove and extend or disprove and salvage, a consistent format of the text, provides a framework for approaching problems and creating mathematical proofs - Mathematical challenges are presented which build upon each other, motivate analytical skills, and foster interesting discussion ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Key College Publishing
Published: 01/28/2006
International: No

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