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Conjecture and Proof (Classroom Resource Materials)

by MiklГіs Laczkovich

  • 374 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The Mathematical Association of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical foundations,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematics / Geometry / General,
  • Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Logic,
  • Geometry - General,
  • Number Theory,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Mathematics / Combinatorics,
  • Mathematics / Number Theory,
  • Proof theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8191928M
    ISBN 100883857227
    ISBN 109780883857229

    The proofs of the Poincaré Conjecture and the closely related 3-dimensional spherical space-form conjecture are then immediate. The existence of Ricci flow with surgery has application to 3-manifolds far beyond the Poincaré Conjecture. It forms the heart of the proof via Ricci flow of Thurston's Geometrization Conjecture.   The Collatz conjecture can be summarized as follows: take any positive integer n. If n is even, divide it by 2 to get n/2. If n is odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1 to obtain 3n+1.

    Proof, Logic, and Conjecture: The Mathematicians Toolbox and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Proof, Logic, and Conjecture: the Mathematician's Toolbox by Wolf, Robert S - AbeBooks. In mathematics, a conjecture is a conclusion or a proposition which is suspected to be true due to preliminary supporting evidence, but for which no proof or disproof has yet been found. Some conjectures, such as the Riemann hypothesis (still a conjecture) or Fermat's Last Theorem (a conjecture until proven in by Andrew Wiles), have shaped much of mathematical history as new .

    Meaning of conjecture in English: conjecture. courtesy of the book's publisher, and in the process turn a conjecture into a theorem.’ or sketching the lines of a proof.’ ‘And has the conjecture been supported by rigorous mathematics or a mere dismissal?’.   No. That's why it's so famous (and why it's called a conjecture). It seems simple: every even number greater than 2 is the sum of two primes. But no one has ever been able to prove it. Oliver Ramaré proved in that every even number (>2) is th.


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Conjecture and Proof (Classroom Resource Materials) by MiklГіs Laczkovich Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Conjecture and Proof" is a collection of the lecture notes designed for a one-semester course in Hungary for American and Canadian students.

The course was intended for creative problem solving and for conveying the tradition of Hungarian mathematics. Other purpose of the book Conjecture and Proof book showing the spirit of by: The book is accompanied by an Instructor's Guide, which includes suggestions for class preparation and hints for some of the problems.

For those schools that provide a technology-intensive environment, the text can be use with the computer language ISETL.

The software can be downloaded from the Web Sites indicated in the book.4/4(1). Conjecture And Proof. The Budapest semesters in mathematics were initiated with the aim of offering undergraduate courses that convey the tradition of Hungarian mathematics to English-speaking students.

This book is an elaborate version of the course on 'Conjecture and Proof'.4/5(3). Conjecture and Proof An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conjecture and Proof An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking4/5(1).

This book is an elaborate version of the course on Conjecture and Proof. It gives miniature introductions to various areas of mathematics by presenting some interesting and important, but easily accessible results and methods. Conjecture and Proof. Miklós Laczkovich. The Budapest semesters Conjecture and Proof book mathematics were initiated with the aim of offering undergraduate courses that convey the tradition of Hungarian mathematics to English-speaking students.

This book is an elaborate version of the course on 'Conjecture and Proof'. This book is an elaborate version of the course on \'Conjecture and Proof\'. It gives miniature introductions to various areas of mathematics by presenting some interesting and important, but easily accessible results and methods.

Miklós Laczkovich's Conjecture and Proof (a phrase due to Erdös) is by far the best book I've seen for the purposes of teaching a gifted rookie the rudiments of theorem proving (and conjecturing, if only en passant) and exposing him or her to some very beautiful things at the same time, e.g.

the irrationality of pi, the transcendence of e. The Science of Conjecture provides a history of rational methods of dealing with uncertainty and explores the coming to consciousness of the human understanding of risk. A remarkable book.

Franklin writes clearly and exhibits a wry wit/5(17). In any case, the book makes for more satisfying reading than do the prize rules.

Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture tells the story of the narra-tor’s uncle, a gifted Greek mathematician named Petros Papachristos, who pitted his strengths against Goldbach’s Conjecture and lost.

While Uncle Petros is fictional, a number of real-life mathe-File Size: 46KB. International Journal of Evidence and Proof "The Science of Conjecture opens an old chest of human attempts to draw order from havoc and wipes clean the rust from some cast-off classical tools that can now be reused to help build a framework for the unpredictable future." Science "A remarkable book.

Franklin writes clearly and exhibits a Pages:   This book is an elaborate version of the course on 'Conjecture and Proof'. It gives miniature introductions to various areas of mathematics by presenting some interesting and important, but easily accessible results and methods.

The text contains complete proofs of deep results such as the transcendence of e, the Banach-Tarski paradox and the 4/5(3). Theorem 3: Itisimpossible toprovetheCollatz3n+1 Conjecture. Proof: Suppose that there exists a proof of the Collatz 3n+1 Conjecture and let L be the number of bits in such a proof.

Now, let x ∈ {0,1}L+1 be a random vector, as defined above. (It is not difficult to prove that at least half of all vectors in {0,1}L+1 are random (Chaitin, ).) By Theorem 1, there exists an n ∈ Nsuch.

The Sensitivity Conjecture: a proof from the book and connections to physics by Moses Charikar. Conjectures and proof Book page 24 - 30 © What is a conjecture. •A conjecture is used to describe a pattern in mathematical terms •When a conjecture has been proved, it becomes a theorem •There are many types of proofs, some of which are - logical deductive reasoning - direct proof - induction.

The Science of Conjecture book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Before Pascal and Fermat's discovery of the mathematics of /5. In March the publishers of the book (Bloomberg in the USA and Faber and Faber in the UK) offered a prize of one million dollars anyone who could prove the Goldbach conjecture and whose proof was accepted by fellow mathematicians.

The prize was kept open for two years but nobody claimed it. Other unsolved problem s. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Conjecture and Proof at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(3). Proof, logic, and conjecture by Robert S. Wolf, DecemW. Freeman edition, Hardcover in English.

The author recounts the story of the search for and discovery of a proof of a formula conjectured in the late s: the number of n x n alternating sign matrices, objects that generalize permutation matrices. While apparent that the conjecture must be true, the proof was elusive. In this book we present a complete and detailed proof of the Poincar´e Conjecture: a closed, smooth, simply connected 3-manifold is diffeomorphic1 to S3.

This conjecture was formulated by Henri Poincar´e [58] in and has remained open until the recent work of Perelman. The arguments we give here are a detailedCited by: Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture is an inspiring novel of intellectual adventure, proud genius, the exhilaration of pure mathematics - and the rivalry and antagonism which torment those who pursue impossible goals.

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