quasi
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Re: books or courses with mathematical proofs
Posted:
Jun 22, 2012 5:29 AM


ahum wrote:
>At this moment I'm studying IT(programming)in eveningschool. >I will obtain a limited degree (one could compare it to a >bachelor, but it isn't). This could lead to a full bachelor >degree at a university. > >I would like to refresh my mathematical skills trough >selfstudy, I would like to study my highschool maths but have >trouble finding books or courses which contain the full proofs >of the subjects. I have found many excellent books on algebra, >calculus, geometry and others, but it is al applied, and no >mathematical proofs whatsoever. And I really want these proofs, >because I want to fully grasp and understand what I'm doing >(which sounds obvious). > >Can you help me find the courses or books I need? I'm of >course prepared to pay the price for books needed to increase >my knowledge and skills.
I think some of the books published by
"Art of Problem Solving" (AoPS)
would match your objectives.
I especially recommend these:
Precalculus by Richard Rusczyk
Intermediate Counting and Probability by David Patrick
Here's a link to their online bookstore:
<http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Store/alltitles.php?#AoPStexts>
quasi

