This full of life introductory textual content exposes the scholar within the humanities to the realm of discrete arithmetic. A problem-solving established process grounded within the principles of George Pólya are on the middle of this ebook. scholars learn how to deal with and resolve new difficulties on their lonesome. a simple, transparent writing sort and well-crafted examples with diagrams invite the scholars to become specified and important thinkers. specific cognizance has been given to the fabric that a few scholars locate not easy, akin to proofs. This e-book illustrates tips on how to spot invalid arguments, to enumerate chances, and to build chances. It additionally provides case experiences to scholars concerning the attainable unsafe results of ignoring those simple ideas. The e-book is worthwhile for a discrete and finite arithmetic direction on the freshman undergraduate point or for self-study because there are complete recommendations to the routines in an appendix.


  • Introduction to Logic
  • Proofs and Arguments
  • Sets and Set Operations
  • Infinity
  • Elements of Combinatorics
  • Sequences and Series
  • The Binomial Theorem
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Probability Distributions

Readership: Undergraduates in likelihood and records, common sense and set theory.

Key Features:

  • One of the 1st books written on discrete arithmetic for the arts audience
  • Litte mathematical wisdom is believed. nice for arts, liberal arts, and stimulated high-school students
  • Uses Pólya's method of challenge fixing: comprehend the matter, devise a plan, perform the plan, and glance back
  • Full ideas to all routines included
  • Clear structure of textual content with crucial figures

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