Starting Advanced Mathematics

The Essential Foundation

Author: Hugh Neill,Sarah Payne

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521893565

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 9142


Starting Advanced Mathematics is a self-study guide for students who will be continuing their study of Mathematics after GCSE either to AS/A level or as part of the International Baccalaureate. It will enable students to consolidate the basic algebra and trigonometry skills that they will require during their study of advanced Mathematics. Other GCSE formulae and results that they may require during their post 16 studies are included for reference. The book is also a valuable revision aid for Higher Tier GCSE students who need more practice in Algebra and Trigonometry.

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)

Author: Susan Wise Bauer,Jessie Wise

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393067084

Category: Education

Page: 814

View: 3380


A new edition of a forefront home-schooling reference shares step-by-step recommendations for providing a child with an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school, in a guide that incorporates updated resource listings, contact information, and Internet links. 20,000 first printing.

Advanced Mathematical Thinking

Author: David Tall

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306472031

Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 6705


This book is the first major study of advanced mathematical thinking as performed by mathematicians and taught to students in senior high school and university. Topics covered include the psychology of advanced mathematical thinking, the processes involved, mathematical creativity, proof, the role of definitions, symbols, and reflective abstraction. It is highly appropriate for the college professor in mathematics or the general mathematics educator.

Advanced Mathematical Thinking

A Special Issue of Mathematical Thinking and Learning

Author: Annie Selden,John Selden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135478457

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 8841


First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

A Bridge to Advanced Mathematics

Author: Dennis Sentilles

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486277585

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

View: 2530


This helpful "bridge" book offers students the foundations they need to understand advanced mathematics. The two-part treatment provides basic tools and covers sets, relations, functions, mathematical proofs and reasoning, more. 1975 edition.

A Transition to Advanced Mathematics

A Survey Course

Author: William Johnston,Alex McAllister

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0195310764

Category: Mathematics

Page: 745

View: 8596


A Transition to Advanced Mathematics promotes the goals of a ``bridge'' course in mathematics, helping to lead students from courses in the calculus sequence to theoretical upper-level mathematics courses. The text simultaneously promotes the goals of a ``survey'' course, describing the intriguing questions and insights fundamental to many diverse areas of mathematics.

Elements of Advanced Mathematics, Third Edition

Author: Steven G. Krantz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439898359

Category: Mathematics

Page: 367

View: 5145


For many years, this classroom-tested, best-selling text has guided mathematics students to more advanced studies in topology, abstract algebra, and real analysis. Elements of Advanced Mathematics, Third Edition retains the content and character of previous editions while making the material more up-to-date and significant. This third edition adds four new chapters on point-set topology, theoretical computer science, the P/NP problem, and zero-knowledge proofs and RSA encryption. The topology chapter builds on the existing real analysis material. The computer science chapters connect basic set theory and logic with current hot topics in the technology sector. Presenting ideas at the cutting edge of modern cryptography and security analysis, the cryptography chapter shows students how mathematics is used in the real world and gives them the impetus for further exploration. This edition also includes more exercises sets in each chapter, expanded treatment of proofs, and new proof techniques. Continuing to bridge computationally oriented mathematics with more theoretically based mathematics, this text provides a path for students to understand the rigor, axiomatics, set theory, and proofs of mathematics. It gives them the background, tools, and skills needed in more advanced courses.

Excel Start Up Maths

Year 3

Author: Damon James

Publisher: Pascal Press

ISBN: 9781741252583

Category: Mathematics

Page: 148

View: 4608


"The Excel series of Start Up Maths for Years 3 -7 have been specifically designed to be used as classroom or homework books in order to assist students, teachers and parents with their understanding of mathematics. Each book in the series covers the yearʾs work in detail. Innovative features provide an integrated and supportive approach to learning. All units of work, review tests and Start Up sections are interrelated and cross-referenced to each other"--Publisher's website.

How to Think About Analysis

Author: Lara Alcock

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191035386

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

View: 3270


Analysis (sometimes called Real Analysis or Advanced Calculus) is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it is hard. Even the best students find it challenging, and those who are unprepared often find it incomprehensible at first. This book aims to ensure that no student need be unprepared. It is not like other Analysis books. It is not a textbook containing standard content. Rather, it is designed to be read before arriving at university and/or before starting an Analysis course, or as a companion text once a course is begun. It provides a friendly and readable introduction to the subject by building on the student's existing understanding of six key topics: sequences, series, continuity, differentiability, integrability and the real numbers. It explains how mathematicians develop and use sophisticated formal versions of these ideas, and provides a detailed introduction to the central definitions, theorems and proofs, pointing out typical areas of difficulty and confusion and explaining how to overcome these. The book also provides study advice focused on the skills that students need if they are to build on this introduction and learn successfully in their own Analysis courses: it explains how to understand definitions, theorems and proofs by relating them to examples and diagrams, how to think productively about proofs, and how theories are taught in lectures and books on advanced mathematics. It also offers practical guidance on strategies for effective study planning. The advice throughout is research based and is presented in an engaging style that will be accessible to students who are new to advanced abstract mathematics.

Advanced Mathematical Methods for Finance

Author: Julia Di Nunno,Bernt Øksendal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642184123

Category: Mathematics

Page: 536

View: 8103


This book presents innovations in the mathematical foundations of financial analysis and numerical methods for finance and applications to the modeling of risk. The topics selected include measures of risk, credit contagion, insider trading, information in finance, stochastic control and its applications to portfolio choices and liquidation, models of liquidity, pricing, and hedging. The models presented are based on the use of Brownian motion, Lévy processes and jump diffusions. Moreover, fractional Brownian motion and ambit processes are also introduced at various levels. The chosen blend of topics gives an overview of the frontiers of mathematics for finance. New results, new methods and new models are all introduced in different forms according to the subject. Additionally, the existing literature on the topic is reviewed. The diversity of the topics makes the book suitable for graduate students, researchers and practitioners in the areas of financial modeling and quantitative finance. The chapters will also be of interest to experts in the financial market interested in new methods and products. This volume presents the results of the European ESF research networking program Advanced Mathematical Methods for Finance.

Lectures on Advanced Mathematical Methods for Physicists

Author: Sunil Mukhi,N. Mukunda

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 981429974X

Category: Electronic books

Page: 288

View: 8959


Part I provides a simple introduction to basic topology, followed by a survey of homotopy. Calculus of differentiable manifolds is then developed, and a Riemannian metric is introduced along with the key concepts of connections and curvature. The final chapters lay out the basic notions of simplicial homology and de Rham cohomology as well as fibre bundles, particularly tangent and cotangent bundles.

A Transition to Advanced Mathematics

Author: Douglas Smith,Maurice Eggen,Richard St. Andre

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495562025

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

View: 1962


A TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATHEMATICS helps students make the transition from calculus to more proofs-oriented mathematical study. The most successful text of its kind, the 7th edition continues to provide a firm foundation in major concepts needed for continued study and guides students to think and express themselves mathematically to analyze a situation, extract pertinent facts, and draw appropriate conclusions. The authors place continuous emphasis throughout on improving students’ ability to read and write proofs, and on developing their critical awareness for spotting common errors in proofs. Concepts are clearly explained and supported with detailed examples, while abundant and diverse exercises provide thorough practice on both routine and more challenging problems. Students will come away with a solid intuition for the types of mathematical reasoning they’ll need to apply in later courses and a better understanding of how mathematicians of all kinds approach and solve problems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Advanced Mathematics for Applied and Pure Sciences

Author: CF Chan Man Fong,D De Kee

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789056996079

Category: Mathematics

Page: 904

View: 5313


Covers applicable mathematics that should provide a text, at the third year level and beyond, appropriate for both students of engineering and the pure sciences. The book is a product of close collaboration between two mathematicians and an engineer and it is of note that the engineer has been helpful in pinpointing the problems engineering students usually encounter in books written by mathematicians. Instead of just listing techniques and a few examples, or providing a list of theorems along with their proofs, it explains why the techniques work. The emphasis is on helping the student develop an understanding of mathematics and its applications.

Advanced Mathematics for Engineering and Science

Author: Wenfang Chen,D. de Kee Fong,P. N. Kaloni

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789812382924

Category: Mathematics

Page: 880

View: 7624


The book comprises ten chapters, Each chapter contains serveral soved problems clarifying the introduced concepts. Some of the examples are taken from the recent literature and serve to illustrate the applications in various fields of engineering and science. At the end of each chapter, there are assignment problems with two levels of difficulty. A list of references is provided at the end of the book. This book is the product of a close collaboration between two mathematicians and an engineer. The engineer has been helpful in pinpointing the problems which engineering students encounter in books written by mathematicians. Contents: Review of Calculus and Ordinary Differential Equations; Series Solutions and Special Functions; Complex Variables; Vector and Tensor Analysis; Partial Differential Equations I; Partial Differential Equations II; Numerical Methods; Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations; Calculus of Variations; Special Topics. Readership: Upper level undergraduates, graduate students and researchers in mathematical modeling, mathematical physics and numerical &computational mathematics.

Elementary Point-Set Topology

A Transition to Advanced Mathematics

Author: Andre L. Yandl,Adam Bowers

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486811018

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

View: 8266


In addition to serving as an introduction to the basics of point-set topology, this text bridges the gap between the elementary calculus sequence and higher-level mathematics courses. The versatile, original approach focuses on learning to read and write proofs rather than covering advanced topics. Based on lecture notes that were developed over many years at The University of Seattle, the treatment is geared toward undergraduate math majors and suitable for a variety of introductory courses. Starting with elementary concepts in logic and basic techniques of proof writing, the text defines topological and metric spaces and surveys continuity and homeomorphism. Additional subjects include product spaces, connectedness, and compactness. The final chapter illustrates topology's use in other branches of mathematics with proofs of the fundamental theorem of algebra and of Picard's existence theorem for differential equations. "This is a back-to-basics introductory text in point-set topology that can double as a transition to proofs course. The writing is very clear, not too concise or too wordy. Each section of the book ends with a large number of exercises. The optional first chapter covers set theory and proof methods; if the students already know this material you can start with Chapter 2 to present a straight topology course, otherwise the book can be used as an introduction to proofs course also." — Mathematical Association of America

Das BUCH der Beweise

Author: Martin Aigner,Günter M. Ziegler

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662577674

Category: Mathematics

Page: 360

View: 4884


Diese fünfte deutsche Auflage enthält ein ganz neues Kapitel über van der Waerdens Permanenten-Vermutung, sowie weitere neue, originelle und elegante Beweise in anderen Kapiteln. Aus den Rezensionen: “... es ist fast unmöglich, ein Mathematikbuch zu schreiben, das von jedermann gelesen und genossen werden kann, aber Aigner und Ziegler gelingt diese Meisterleistung in virtuosem Stil. [...] Dieses Buch erweist der Mathematik einen unschätzbaren Dienst, indem es Nicht-Mathematikern vorführt, was Mathematiker meinen, wenn sie über Schönheit sprechen.” Aus der Laudatio für den “Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition” 2018 "Was hier vorliegt ist eine Sammlung von Beweisen, die in das von Paul Erdös immer wieder zitierte BUCH gehören, das vom lieben (?) Gott verwahrt wird und das die perfekten Beweise aller mathematischen Sätze enthält. Manchmal lässt der Herrgott auch einige von uns Sterblichen in das BUCH blicken, und die so resultierenden Geistesblitze erhellen den Mathematikeralltag mit eleganten Argumenten, überraschenden Zusammenhängen und unerwarteten Volten.", Mai 2002 "Eine einzigartige Sammlung eleganter mathematischer Beweise nach der Idee von Paul Erdös, verständlich geschrieben von exzellenten Mathematikern. Dieses Buch gibt anregende Lösungen mit Aha-Effekt, auch für Nicht-Mathematiker." "Ein prächtiges, äußerst sorgfältig und liebevoll gestaltetes Buch! Erdös hatte die Idee DES BUCHES, in dem Gott die perfekten Beweise mathematischer Sätze eingeschrieben hat. Das hier gedruckte Buch will eine "very modest approximation" an dieses BUCH sein.... Das Buch von Aigner und Ziegler ist gelungen ..." Mathematische Semesterberichte, November 1999 "Wer (wie ich) bislang vergeblich versucht hat, einen Blick ins BUCH zu werfen, wird begierig in Aigners und Zieglers BUCH der Beweise schmökern.", Mai 2002


A Second Start

Author: S. Page,J Berry,H Hampson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857099604

Category: Mathematics

Page: 480

View: 9294


Provides less mathematically minded students with a gentle introduction to basic mathematics and some more advanced topics. Covering algebra, trigonometry, calculus and statistics, it manages to combine clarity of presentation with liveliness of style and sympathy for students’ needs. It is straightforward, pragmatic and packed full of illustrative examples, exercises and self-test questions. The essentials of formal mathematics are lucidly explained, with terms such as ‘integral’ or ‘differential equation’ fully clarified. Provides a gentle introduction to basic mathematics and some more advanced topics Systematically covers algebra, trigonometry, calculus and statistics Contains illustrative examples, exercises and self-test questions