
Re: books or courses with mathematical proofs
Posted:
Jun 22, 2012 1:56 PM


In article <6bff5cbecd384dda9229d1e223be2479@googlegroups.com>, ahum <pierre.franckx@gmail.com> writes: >On Friday, June 22, 2012 9:40:33 AM UTC+2, William Elliot wrote: >> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 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. Thanks in advance >> >> Proofs are now consider unneded and too hard for students. >> Get either old text books or higher level texts. > >Thank you very much for the swift response. That's weird. And a bit of a disappointment. But my goal is to understand en grasp the subject, so I'm going to study it anyway. >Can you provide me with some titles?
Feast your eyes: <http://store.doverpublications.com/bysubjectscienceandmathematicsmathematics.html>
Every math book that I've bought from them is loaded with proofs, both in the exposition and as exercises.
And they're cheap!
 Michael F. Stemper #include <Standard_Disclaimer> Life's too important to take seriously.

