4 edition of **Concepts of modern mathematics** found in the catalog.

Concepts of modern mathematics

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Published
**1981** by Penguin in Harmondsworth .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

First ed. originally published 1975.

Statement | Ian Stewart. |

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Open Library | OL13818969M |

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Taking classes in my undergrad program did not answer fully the concepts of modern mathematics, which a residue of questions were hanging in my mind.

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In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts underlying "new math": groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and more.

According to Professor Stewart, an understanding of these concepts offers the best route to grasping the true nature of mathematics, in particular the power.

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Publisher Summary. This chapter focuses on the algebra of sets. The concept of set is one of the fundamental concepts of mathematics. The branch of mathematics concerned with the study of the general properties of sets, regardless of the nature of the objects that form those sets, is known as set theory and is regarded as the foundation of modern mathematics.

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The first edition of this particular book appeared inand the idea for it came from an extramural course given in by Ian Stewart for citizens who wanted to understand what was meant by ‘modern mathematics’ (in the UK) or ‘new math’ (in the USA).

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