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- DescriptionThe transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory. This book bridges the divide.
- Author BiographyIan Stewart is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. He remains an active research mathematician and is a Fellow of the Royal Society. Famed for his popular science writing and broadcasting, for which he is the recipient of numerous awards, his bestselling books include: Does God Play Dice?, Nature's Numbers, and Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities. He also co-authored The Science of Discworld series with Terry Pratchett and Jack Cohen David Tall is Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Thinking at the University of Warwick. Internationally known for his contributions to mathematics education, his most recent book is How Humans Learn to Think Mathematically (2013).
- Author(s)David Tall,Ian Stewart
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication26/03/2015
- GenreScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Note113 b/w line drawings
- Weight600 g
- Width145 mm
- Height217 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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