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Nickerson, Raymond S
Mathematical reasoning : patterns, problems, conjectures, and proofs / Raymond S. Nickerson
New York : Psychology Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA300 .N468 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematical analysis
Reasoning
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
Problem solving
Physical Description xi, 583 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-533) and indexes
Contents What is mathematics? -- Counting -- Numbers -- Deduction and abstraction -- Proofs -- Informal reasoning in mathematics -- Representation in mathematics -- Infinity -- Infinitesimals -- Predictions, presumptions, and personalities -- Esthetics and the joy of mathematics -- The usefulness of mathematics -- Foundations and the "stuff" of mathematics -- Preschool development of numerical and mathematical skills -- Mathematics in school -- Mathematical problem solving -- Final thoughts

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