A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics
by Joseph Fields
Publisher: Southern Connecticut State University 2009
Number of pages: 428
The point of this book is to help you with the transition from doing math at an elementary level (which is concerned mostly with solving problems) to doing math at an advanced level (which is much more concerned with axiomatic systems and proving statements within those systems).
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