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Album: Foundations of Pure Mathematics

Track: Definitions and Direct Proofs - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein

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Description: The third lecture in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers an introduction to formal definitions and direct proofs, with discussion, motivation and examples. The dangers of backwards logic. These videos are also available on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpRE0Zu_k-BzsKBqQ-HEqD6WVLIHSNuXa Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.

Keywords: pure mathematics, relations, functions, countable and uncountable sets, set theory, definitions

Author: The University of Nottingham

Category: Mathematics

Web page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mathematics

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Mathematics/FoundationsofPureMathematics/images/mathematics-FPM14.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Mathematics/FoundationsofPureMathematics/video/g11fpm-lecture3.mp4

Duration: 47:33

Size: 116928512

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