Description - A Gateway to Abstract Mathematics by E. A. Maxwell
Dr Maxwell has written this short book to introduce students (and teachers) to the ideas involved in abstract mathematics. In his preface he states, 'I have often felt that the present plunge into abstraction is too sudden and that there is a need for more elementary work to make the immersion less exhausting.' Dr Maxwell does this by taking various topics from elementary mathematics, and showing what happens when the rules are altered in quite simple ways. He first discusses digital arithmetic, then introduces the idea of a group and illustrates some properties of groups by examples from algebra and geometry.
Buy A Gateway to Abstract Mathematics by E. A. Maxwell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 127mm x 8mm)
Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:
Book Reviews - A Gateway to Abstract Mathematics by E. A. Maxwell
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Gateway to Abstract Mathematics book by E. A. Maxwell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)