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The language of mathematics

making the invisible visible

by Keith J. Devlin

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Published by W.H. Freeman in New York .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    StatementKeith Devlin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA93 .D4578 1998eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (viii, 344 p., 16 p. of plates)
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27068698M
    ISBN 100585370044
    ISBN 109780585370040
    OCLC/WorldCa48139489

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More than just the study of numbers, "The great book of nature," said Galileo, "can be read only by those who know the language in which it was written/5.

In this book we look carefully and reflectively at the difficulties inherent in learning the language of mathematics, and suggest strategies for how best to overcome them.

There are over 4, languages and dialects in the world, and all of them share one thing in common: they have a category for words representing nouns, or objects, and a.

If mathematics is a language, then just as any ordinary language, such as French or Russian, does not rely on another one to be understood, so mathematics should be independent of ordinary languages.

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The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice reveals a new way to view this process—not as a mathematical problem, but as a translation, or language, problem.

By presenting the language of mathematics explicitly and systematically, this book helps readers to learn mathematics¿and improve their ability to apply mathematics more.

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This book is Š as the title suggests Š a book about the mathematical study of language, that is, about the description of language and languages with mathematical methods.

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Similarly, mathematics is a developing science made up of several branches, including arithmetic, geometry, and algebra. It is a science that studiesFile Size: 3MB.

Mathematics is called the language of science. Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei is attributed with the quote, "Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe."Most likely this quote is a summary of his statement in Opere Il Saggiatore.

This is a good book to read in your first years in the maths degree, even for prospective mathematics students who wants an advance of how university mathematics are. I think this is a high school level extension, but a very strong extension/5.

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"Teachers (should use) oral language to unpack and explain the meanings in mathematics symbolism as a way of using the multi-semiotic nature of Author: Marion Meiers. This is a textbook for an undergraduate mathematics major transition course from technique-based mathematics (such as Algebra and Calculus) to proof-based mathematics.

It motivates the introduction of the formal language of logic and set theory and develops the basics with examples. "Keith Devlin's The Language of Mathematics is the perfect book for people who have questions about math they've always wanted to ask but were afraid they wouldn't understand the answers to." --Boston Book Review"Devlin takes readers on a tour of the numeric underpinnings of everyday life." --Wired"As Galileo put it, 'The great book of nature can be read only by those /5(54).

This book is designed for those interested in the teaching of mathematics, in both first language and second language contexts, and is based on 15 years' teaching experience in Africa and Asia.

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Rather than investigating the way language or culture impacts mathematics and how it is learned, this book begins by examining different languages and how they .The Language of Mathematics The Language of Mathematics.

The Language of Mathematics was designed so we can write about: Things like Numbers, Sets, Functions, etc.

What we Do with those things (add, subtract, multiply, divide, join together, etc) Symbols. Mathematics uses symbols instead of words.