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Undergraduate Analysis: A Working Textbook


Aisling McCluskey, Brian McMaster

June 2018

An innovative self-contained Analysis textbook for undergraduates, that takes advantage of proven successful educational techniques.

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Logic: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


Graham Priest

October 2017

Very Short Introductions

Graham Priest shows that formal logic is a powerful, exciting part of modern philosophy — a tool for thinking about everything from the existence of God and the reality of time to paradoxes of probability. Explaining formal logic in simple, non-technical terms, this edition includes new sections on mathematical algorithms, axioms, and proofs.

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction


Ian Stewart

March 2017

Very Short Introductions

Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and philosophy. He shows that working with infinity is not just an abstract, intellectual exercise, and analyses its important practical everyday applications.

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction


Robin Wilson

April 2016

Very Short Introductions

Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores the field, looking at problems such as the shortest routes from A to B, to the number of Sudoku puzzles possible.

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Algebra: A Very Short Introduction


Peter M. Higgins

October 2015

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction invites readers to revisit algebra and appreciate the elegance and power of equations and inequalities. Offering a clear explanation of algebra through theory and example, Higgins shows how equations lead to complex numbers, matrices, groups, rings, and fields.

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Second Edition


Ian Stewart, David Tall

March 2015

The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory. This book bridges the divide.

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How to Think About Analysis


Lara Alcock

September 2014

Analysis is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it is hard. Even the best students find it challenging, and those who are unprepared often find it incomprehensible at first. This book aims to ensure that no student need be unprepared.

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fifth Edition


Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson

May 2014

Oxford Quick Reference

This leading dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries updated in line with curriculum and degree requirements. It covers pure and applied mathematics and statistics, features entry-level web links, and includes detailed appendices. Authoritative and comprehensive, this A-Z is invaluable for students and teachers of mathematics.

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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

Third Edition


Graham Upton, Ian Cook

March 2014

Oxford Quick Reference

This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries and web links have been revised and updated to ensure that the content is as relevant as possible. An indispensable reference work for any students or professionals who come into contact with statistics at work or university.

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