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Classical Mathematics - A Contemporary Interpretation

£39.99

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The mathematics studied in schools and used by most engineers or scientists is essentially eighteenth century in spirit, and those steeped in it have difficulty in changing to the outlook of contemporary mathematicians. The aim of this book is to assist those who want to cross this great gulf. It will help those preparing for a university education and their teachers to get the feel of what university mathematics is all about, and will therefore also suit first year students and lecturers in mathematics at universities and colleges of education.
The book assumes that the reader has a knowledge of elementary classical mathematics - calculus, arithmetic, algebra and analytical geometry. These apparently separate topics are expressed in the unified language of sets and functions, and the reader is then led on to more advanced ideas
The authors' special approach ensures that when an idea is difficult, it is met several times and in different ways
It was written by H. B. Griffiths and P. J. Hilton. It was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. It is a hardback book with a dust jacket that shows a bit of wear and tear. The book itself apart from having a signature on the front free endpaper and a booksellers sticker is in fine condition.

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Author(s):
Griffiths, H. B. ; Hilton, P. J.
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
637
Publisher:
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Title:
Classical Mathematics - A Contemporary Interpretation

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The mathematics studied in schools and used by most engineers or scientists is essentially eighteenth century in spirit, and those steeped in it have difficulty in changing to the outlook of contemporary mathematicians. The aim of this book is to assist those who want to cross this great gulf. It will help those preparing for a university education and their teachers to get the feel of what university mathematics is all about, and will therefore also suit first year students and lecturers in mathematics at universities and colleges of education.
The book assumes that the reader has a knowledge of elementary classical mathematics - calculus, arithmetic, algebra and analytical geometry. These apparently separate topics are expressed in the unified language of sets and functions, and the reader is then led on to more advanced ideas
The authors' special approach ensures that when an idea is difficult, it is met several times and in different ways
It was written by H. B. Griffiths and P. J. Hilton. It was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. It is a hardback book with a dust jacket that shows a bit of wear and tear. The book itself apart from having a signature on the front free endpaper and a booksellers sticker is in fine condition.

Author(s):
Griffiths, H. B. ; Hilton, P. J.
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
637
Publisher:
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Title:
Classical Mathematics - A Contemporary Interpretation

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