ahum
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Re: books or courses with mathematical proofs
Posted:
Jun 22, 2012 2:29 PM


On Friday, June 22, 2012 3:23:51 PM UTC+2, Frederick Williams wrote: > ahum wrote: > > > > Hi > > > > 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 haven't looked in a recently published one, but the Schaum's Outline > series covered a wide range of subjects at various levels with proofs > and fully solved problems. > > Knuth's Art of Computer Programming covers mathematics relevant to... > um... programming, and he proves things. (I happen to think that the > books are overrated: MIX is utterly absurd and his flow charts are > awful.) > >  > The animated figures stand > Adorning every public street > And seem to breathe in stone, or > Move their marble feet.
Thank you very much.

