# Tools of the trade; an introduction to advanced mathematics.

9780821846346Tools of the trade; an introduction to advanced mathematics.

Sally, Paul J.

American Mathematical Society The

**American Mathematical Society (AMS)**is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, which it does with various publications and conferences as well as annual monetary awards to mathematicians.

2008

193 pages

$49.00

Hardcover

QA37

In the transition from students to mathematicians

**Mathematicians**by letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

**See also**

- Requested mathematicians articles
- (by country, etc.)
- List of physicists

**External links**

**linear algebra**

Branch of algebra concerned with methods of solving systems of linear equations; more generally, the mathematics of linear transformations and vector spaces. , the construction of the real and complex numbers, metric and Euclidean spaces, complete metric spaces (theory)

**complete metric space**- A metric space in which every sequence that converges in itself has a limit. For example, the space of real numbers is complete by Dedekind's axiom, whereas the space of rational numbers is not - e.g. the sequence a[0]=1; a[n_+1]:=a[n]/2+1/a[n]. and the p-adic completion of Q. The exercises lend themselves well to classroom use, independent study, or inquiry based learning projects students can work and present to the class. Sally includes a set of challenge problems for the particularly motivated and/or gifted.

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