 ## Mathematical Analysis and Proof

• Author : David S G Stirling
• Publisher : Horwood Publishing
• Release Date : 2009-05-14
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 266
• ISBN 10 : 1904275400

Mathematical Analysis and Proof Excerpt :

This fundamental and straightforward text addresses a weakness observed among present-day students, namely a lack of familiarity with formal proof. Beginning with the idea of mathematical proof and the need for it, associated technical and logical skills are developed with care and then brought to bear on the core material of analysis in such a lucid presentation that the development reads naturally and in a straightforward progression. Retaining the core text, the second edition has additional worked examples which users have indicated a need for, in addition to more emphasis on how analysis can be used to tell the accuracy of the approximations to the quantities of interest which arise in analytical limits. Addresses a lack of familiarity with formal proof, a weakness observed among present-day mathematics students Examines the idea of mathematical proof, the need for it and the technical and logical skills required ## Real Analysis

• Author : Daniel W. Cunningham
• Publisher : CRC Press
• Release Date : 2021-01-20
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 269
• ISBN 10 : 9781000294187

Real Analysis Excerpt :

Typically, undergraduates see real analysis as one of the most difficult courses that a mathematics major is required to take. The main reason for this perception is twofold: Students must comprehend new abstract concepts and learn to deal with these concepts on a level of rigor and proof not previously encountered. A key challenge for an instructor of real analysis is to find a way to bridge the gap between a student’s preparation and the mathematical skills that are required to be successful in such a course. Real Analysis: With Proof Strategies provides a resolution to the "bridging-the-gap problem." The book not only presents the fundamental theorems of real analysis, but also shows the reader how to compose and produce the proofs of these theorems. The detail, rigor, and proof strategies offered in this textbook will be appreciated by all readers. Features Explicitly shows the reader how to produce and compose the proofs of the basic theorems in real analysis Suitable for junior or senior undergraduates majoring in mathematics. ## An Introduction to Proof through Real Analysis

• Author : Daniel J. Madden
• Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
• Release Date : 2017-09-12
• Genre: Education
• Pages : 450
• ISBN 10 : 9781119314721

An Introduction to Proof through Real Analysis Excerpt :

An engaging and accessible introduction to mathematical proof incorporating ideas from real analysis A mathematical proof is an inferential argument for a mathematical statement. Since the time of the ancient Greek mathematicians, the proof has been a cornerstone of the science of mathematics. The goal of this book is to help students learn to follow and understand the function and structure of mathematical proof and to produce proofs of their own. An Introduction to Proof through Real Analysis is based on course material developed and refined over thirty years by Professor Daniel J. Madden and was designed to function as a complete text for both first proofs and first analysis courses. Written in an engaging and accessible narrative style, this book systematically covers the basic techniques of proof writing, beginning with real numbers and progressing to logic, set theory, topology, and continuity. The book proceeds from natural numbers to rational numbers in a familiar way, and justifies the need for a rigorous definition of real numbers. The mathematical climax of the story it tells is the Intermediate Value Theorem, which justifies the notion that the real numbers are sufficient for solving all geometric problems. • Concentrates solely on designing proofs by placing instruction on proof writing on top of discussions of specific mathematical subjects • Departs from traditional guides to proofs by incorporating elements of both real analysis and algebraic representation • Written in an engaging narrative style to tell the story of proof and its meaning, function, and construction • Uses a particular mathematical idea as the focus of each type of proof presented • Developed from material that has been class-tested and fine-tuned over thirty years in university introductory courses An Introduction to Proof through Real Analysis is the ideal introductory text to proofs for second and third-year undergraduate mathematics students, especially those who have ## Writing Proofs in Analysis

• Author : Jonathan M. Kane
• Publisher : Springer
• Release Date : 2016-05-28
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 347
• ISBN 10 : 9783319309675

Writing Proofs in Analysis Excerpt :

This is a textbook on proof writing in the area of analysis, balancing a survey of the core concepts of mathematical proof with a tight, rigorous examination of the specific tools needed for an understanding of analysis. Instead of the standard "transition" approach to teaching proofs, wherein students are taught fundamentals of logic, given some common proof strategies such as mathematical induction, and presented with a series of well-written proofs to mimic, this textbook teaches what a student needs to be thinking about when trying to construct a proof. Covering the fundamentals of analysis sufficient for a typical beginning Real Analysis course, it never loses sight of the fact that its primary focus is about proof writing skills. This book aims to give the student precise training in the writing of proofs by explaining exactly what elements make up a correct proof, how one goes about constructing an acceptable proof, and, by learning to recognize a correct proof, how to avoid writing incorrect proofs. To this end, all proofs presented in this text are preceded by detailed explanations describing the thought process one goes through when constructing the proof. Over 150 example proofs, templates, and axioms are presented alongside full-color diagrams to elucidate the topics at hand. ## Mathematical Analysis Fundamentals

• Author : Agamirza Bashirov
• Release Date : 2014-03-27
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 362
• ISBN 10 : 9780128010501

Mathematical Analysis Fundamentals Excerpt :

The author’s goal is a rigorous presentation of the fundamentals of analysis, starting from elementary level and moving to the advanced coursework. The curriculum of all mathematics (pure or applied) and physics programs include a compulsory course in mathematical analysis. This book will serve as can serve a main textbook of such (one semester) courses. The book can also serve as additional reading for such courses as real analysis, functional analysis, harmonic analysis etc. For non-math major students requiring math beyond calculus, this is a more friendly approach than many math-centric options. Friendly and well-rounded presentation of pre-analysis topics such as sets, proof techniques and systems of numbers. Deeper discussion of the basic concept of convergence for the system of real numbers, pointing out its specific features, and for metric spaces Presentation of Riemann integration and its place in the whole integration theory for single variable, including the Kurzweil-Henstock integration Elements of multiplicative calculus aiming to demonstrate the non-absoluteness of Newtonian calculus. ## Introduction to Real Analysis

• Author : William F. Trench
• Publisher : Prentice Hall
• Release Date : 2003
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 574
• ISBN 10 : 0130457868

Introduction to Real Analysis Excerpt :

Using an extremely clear and informal approach, this book introduces readers to a rigorous understanding of mathematical analysis and presents challenging math concepts as clearly as possible. The real number system. Differential calculus of functions of one variable. Riemann integral functions of one variable. Integral calculus of real-valued functions. Metric Spaces. For those who want to gain an understanding of mathematical analysis and challenging mathematical concepts. ## A First Course in Real Analysis

• Author : Sterling K. Berberian
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release Date : 2012-09-10
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 240
• ISBN 10 : 9781441985484

A First Course in Real Analysis Excerpt :

Mathematics is the music of science, and real analysis is the Bach of mathematics. There are many other foolish things I could say about the subject of this book, but the foregoing will give the reader an idea of where my heart lies. The present book was written to support a first course in real analysis, normally taken after a year of elementary calculus. Real analysis is, roughly speaking, the modern setting for Calculus, "real" alluding to the field of real numbers that underlies it all. At center stage are functions, defined and taking values in sets of real numbers or in sets (the plane, 3-space, etc.) readily derived from the real numbers; a first course in real analysis traditionally places the emphasis on real-valued functions defined on sets of real numbers. The agenda for the course: (1) start with the axioms for the field ofreal numbers, (2) build, in one semester and with appropriate rigor, the foun dations of calculus (including the "Fundamental Theorem"), and, along the way, (3) develop those skills and attitudes that enable us to continue learning mathematics on our own. Three decades of experience with the exercise have not diminished my astonishment that it can be done. ## Real Analysis

• Author : Daniel W. Cunningham
• Publisher : CRC Press
• Release Date : 2021-01-20
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 149
• ISBN 10 : 9781000294248

Real Analysis Excerpt :

Typically, undergraduates see real analysis as one of the most difficult courses that a mathematics major is required to take. The main reason for this perception is twofold: Students must comprehend new abstract concepts and learn to deal with these concepts on a level of rigor and proof not previously encountered. A key challenge for an instructor of real analysis is to find a way to bridge the gap between a student’s preparation and the mathematical skills that are required to be successful in such a course. Real Analysis: With Proof Strategies provides a resolution to the "bridging-the-gap problem." The book not only presents the fundamental theorems of real analysis, but also shows the reader how to compose and produce the proofs of these theorems. The detail, rigor, and proof strategies offered in this textbook will be appreciated by all readers. Features Explicitly shows the reader how to produce and compose the proofs of the basic theorems in real analysis Suitable for junior or senior undergraduates majoring in mathematics. ## Real Mathematical Analysis

• Author : Charles Chapman Pugh
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release Date : 2013-03-19
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 440
• ISBN 10 : 9780387216843

Real Mathematical Analysis Excerpt :

Was plane geometry your favourite math course in high school? Did you like proving theorems? Are you sick of memorising integrals? If so, real analysis could be your cup of tea. In contrast to calculus and elementary algebra, it involves neither formula manipulation nor applications to other fields of science. None. It is Pure Mathematics, and it is sure to appeal to the budding pure mathematician. In this new introduction to undergraduate real analysis the author takes a different approach from past studies of the subject, by stressing the importance of pictures in mathematics and hard problems. The exposition is informal and relaxed, with many helpful asides, examples and occasional comments from mathematicians like Dieudonne, Littlewood and Osserman. The author has taught the subject many times over the last 35 years at Berkeley and this book is based on the honours version of this course. The book contains an excellent selection of more than 500 exercises. ## Proofs from THE BOOK

• Author : Martin Aigner
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release Date : 2013-06-29
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 199
• ISBN 10 : 9783662223437

Proofs from THE BOOK Excerpt :

According to the great mathematician Paul Erdös, God maintains perfect mathematical proofs in The Book. This book presents the authors candidates for such "perfect proofs," those which contain brilliant ideas, clever connections, and wonderful observations, bringing new insight and surprising perspectives to problems from number theory, geometry, analysis, combinatorics, and graph theory. As a result, this book will be fun reading for anyone with an interest in mathematics. ## The Real Analysis Lifesaver

• Author : Raffi Grinberg
• Publisher : Princeton University Press
• Release Date : 2017-01-10
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 200
• ISBN 10 : 9780691172934

The Real Analysis Lifesaver Excerpt :

The essential "lifesaver" that every student of real analysis needs Real analysis is difficult. For most students, in addition to learning new material about real numbers, topology, and sequences, they are also learning to read and write rigorous proofs for the first time. The Real Analysis Lifesaver is an innovative guide that helps students through their first real analysis course while giving them the solid foundation they need for further study in proof-based math. Rather than presenting polished proofs with no explanation of how they were devised, The Real Analysis Lifesaver takes a two-step approach, first showing students how to work backwards to solve the crux of the problem, then showing them how to write it up formally. It takes the time to provide plenty of examples as well as guided "fill in the blanks" exercises to solidify understanding. Newcomers to real analysis can feel like they are drowning in new symbols, concepts, and an entirely new way of thinking about math. Inspired by the popular Calculus Lifesaver, this book is refreshingly straightforward and full of clear explanations, pictures, and humor. It is the lifesaver that every drowning student needs. The essential “lifesaver” companion for any course in real analysis Clear, humorous, and easy-to-read style Teaches students not just what the proofs are, but how to do them—in more than 40 worked-out examples Every new definition is accompanied by examples and important clarifications Features more than 20 “fill in the blanks” exercises to help internalize proof techniques Tried and tested in the classroom ## Elementary Analysis

• Author : Kenneth A. Ross
• Publisher : CUP Archive
• Release Date : 2014-01-15
• Genre: Uncategoriezed
• Pages : 192
• ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

Elementary Analysis Excerpt : ## Analysis with an Introduction to Proof

• Author : Steven R. Lay
• Publisher : Pearson
• Release Date : 2015-12-03
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 401
• ISBN 10 : 9780321998149

Analysis with an Introduction to Proof Excerpt :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in undergraduate Analysis and Transition to Advanced Mathematics. Analysis with an Introduction to Proof, Fifth Edition helps fill in the groundwork students need to succeed in real analysis—often considered the most difficult course in the undergraduate curriculum. By introducing logic and emphasizing the structure and nature of the arguments used, this text helps students move carefully from computationally oriented courses to abstract mathematics with its emphasis on proofs. Clear expositions and examples, helpful practice problems, numerous drawings, and selected hints/answers make this text readable, student-oriented, and teacher- friendly. ## A Concise Approach to Mathematical Analysis

• Author : Mangatiana A. Robdera
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release Date : 2011-06-27
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 362
• ISBN 10 : 9780857293473

A Concise Approach to Mathematical Analysis Excerpt :

This text introduces to undergraduates the more abstract concepts of advanced calculus, smoothing the transition from standard calculus to the more rigorous approach of proof writing and a deeper understanding of mathematical analysis. The first part deals with the basic foundation of analysis on the real line; the second part studies more abstract notions in mathematical analysis. Each topic contains a brief introduction and detailed examples. ## Introduction to Mathematical Analysis

• Author : William R. Parzynski
• Publisher : McGraw-Hill College
• Release Date : 1982
• Genre: Mathematics
• Pages : 359
• ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060914929

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