Category: Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

    By Gary L. Peterson

     This book has been written for a one-semester mixed linear algebra and differential equations direction, but it comprises sufficient fabric for a two-term series in linear algebra and differential equations. via introducing matrices, determinants, and vector areas early within the path, the authors may be able to totally boost the connections among linear algebra and differential equations. The e-book is versatile sufficient to be simply tailored to slot such a lot syllabi, together with classes that disguise differential equations first. know-how is absolutely built-in the place applicable, and the textual content deals clean and proper purposes to encourage pupil interest.


    Matrices and Determinants; Vector areas; First Order usual Differential Equations; Linear Differential Equations; Linear ameliorations and Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; platforms of Differential Equations; The Laplace remodel; strength sequence options to Linear Differential Equations; internal Product Spaces


    For all readers attracted to linear algebra and differential equations.

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  • Combinatorial Identities for Stirling Numbers: The Unpublished Notes of H W Gould

    This booklet is a distinct paintings which supplies an in-depth exploration into the mathematical services, philosophy, and data of H W Gould. it's written in a mode that's available to the reader with uncomplicated mathematical wisdom, and but comprises fabric that may be of curiosity to the professional in enumerative combinatorics. This e-book starts off with exposition at the combinatorial and algebraic options that Professor Gould makes use of for proving binomial identities. those recommendations are then utilized to improve formulation which relate Stirling numbers of the second one variety to Stirling numbers of the 1st variety. Professor Gould's suggestions additionally offer connections among either varieties of Stirling numbers and Bernoulli numbers. Professor Gould believes his study good fortune comes from his instinct on tips to observe combinatorial identities.This booklet will entice a large viewers and should be used both as lecture notes for a starting graduate point combinatorics category, or as a learn complement for the expert in enumerative combinatorics.
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  • Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, and Their L-functions (Student Mathematical Library, Volume 58)

    By Alvaro Lozano-Robledo

    Many difficulties in quantity thought have basic statements, yet their suggestions require a deep figuring out of algebra, algebraic geometry, advanced research, crew representations, or a mixture of all 4. the unique easily said challenge could be obscured within the intensity of the idea constructed to appreciate it. This publication is an advent to a few of those difficulties, and an summary of the theories used these days to assault them, awarded in order that the quantity idea is usually on the leading edge of the dialogue. Lozano-Robledo provides an introductory survey of elliptic curves, modular varieties, and $L$-functions. His major target is to supply the reader with the massive photo of the staggering connections between those 3 households of mathematical gadgets and their which means for quantity thought. As a working example, Lozano-Robledo explains the modularity theorem and its well-known outcome, Fermat's final Theorem. He additionally discusses the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture and different smooth conjectures. The publication starts off with a few motivating difficulties and comprises a variety of concrete examples in the course of the textual content, usually related to genuine numbers, resembling three, four, five, $\frac{3344161}{747348}$, and $\frac{2244035177043369699245575130906674863160948472041} {8912332268928859588025535178967163570016480830}$. The theories of elliptic curves, modular kinds, and $L$-functions are too huge to be coated in one quantity, and their proofs are outdoor the scope of the undergraduate curriculum. despite the fact that, the first gadgets of research, the statements of the most theorems, and their corollaries are in the snatch of complex undergraduates. This e-book concentrates on motivating the definitions, explaining the statements of the theorems and conjectures, making connections, and delivering plenty of examples, instead of residing at the difficult proofs. The ebook succeeds if, after interpreting the textual content, scholars think forced to review elliptic curves and modular types in all their glory.
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  • Challenging Mathematical Problems With Elementary Solutions, Volume 1: Combinatorial Analysis and Probability Theory

    By I. M. Yaglom, A. M. Yaglom

    Quantity I of a two-part sequence, this booklet incorporates a huge spectrum of a hundred difficult difficulties concerning likelihood concept and combinatorial research. the issues, such a lot of which might be solved with common arithmetic, diversity from particularly easy to tremendous tough. appropriate for college kids, lecturers, and any lover of arithmetic. entire strategies.
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  • Lectures on Curves, Surfaces and Projective Varieties (Ems Textbooks in Mathematics)

    This publication bargains a wide-ranging creation to algebraic geometry alongside classical strains. It includes lectures on issues in classical algebraic geometry, together with the fundamental homes of projective algebraic forms, linear platforms of hypersurfaces, algebraic curves (with specific emphasis on rational curves), linear sequence on algebraic curves, Cremona alterations, rational surfaces, and awesome examples of distinct kinds just like the Segre, Grassmann, and Veronese types. a vital part and specific function of the presentation is the inclusion of many workouts, demanding to discover within the literature and just about all with entire options. The textual content is aimed toward scholars within the final years of an undergraduate software in arithmetic. It includes a few particularly complex issues appropriate for specialised classes on the complicated undergraduate or starting graduate point, in addition to attention-grabbing issues for a senior thesis. the must haves were intentionally constrained to easy components of projective geometry and summary algebra. hence, for instance, a few wisdom of the geometry of subspaces and homes of fields is thought. The booklet could be welcomed by way of academics and scholars of algebraic geometry who're looking a transparent and panoramic course top from the elemental evidence approximately linear subspaces, conics and quadrics to a scientific dialogue of classical algebraic kinds and the instruments had to learn them. The textual content presents a high-quality origin for imminent extra complicated and summary literature.
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  • Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

    By Arthur Benjamin, Michael Shermer

    Those basic math secrets and techniques and tips will eternally swap the way you examine the area of numbers.

    Secrets of psychological Math may have you considering like a math genius very quickly. prepare to amaze your friends—and yourself—with superb calculations you by no means notion you'll grasp, as well known “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin stocks his ideas for lightning-quick calculations and remarkable quantity tips. This ebook will train you to do math on your head quicker than you ever proposal attainable, dramatically enhance your reminiscence for numbers, and—maybe for the 1st time—make arithmetic fun.

    Yes, even you could learn how to do likely complicated equations on your head; all you want to research are a couple of methods. You’ll be capable of fast multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and be sure squares, cubes, and roots with no blinking an eye fixed. it doesn't matter what your age or present math skill, Secrets of psychological Math will let you practice tremendous feats of the brain without problems. this can be the maths they by no means taught you in school.
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  • The Calculus of Variations (Universitext)

    Suitable for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars of arithmetic, physics, or engineering, this creation to the calculus of adaptations specializes in variational difficulties concerning one self sustaining variable. It additionally discusses extra complicated subject matters reminiscent of the inverse challenge, eigenvalue difficulties, and Noether’s theorem. The textual content contains a number of examples besides difficulties to aid scholars consolidate the material.

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  • An Introduction to Riemann Surfaces, Algebraic Curves and Moduli Spaces (Theoretical and Mathematical Physics)

    By Martin Schlichenmaier

    This publication provides an creation to trendy geometry. ranging from an straight forward point, the writer develops deep geometrical suggestions that play a tremendous position in modern theoretical physics, offering a variety of strategies and viewpoints alongside the best way. This moment version comprises extra, extra complex geometric options: the fashionable language and sleek view of Algebraic Geometry and reflect Symmetry.

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  • Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man

    By John Allen Paulos

    ISBN: 067973807x (pbk)

    From the writer of the nationwide bestseller Innumeracy, a pleasant exploration and clarification of mathematical suggestions from algebra to 0 in simply available alphabetical entries. "Paulos . . . does for arithmetic what the enjoyment of intercourse did for the boudoir. . . ."--Washington submit booklet global. First time in paperback.
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