








A Student's Guide to the Study, Practice, and Tools of Modern Mathematics












Publisher:  CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL) 
  






The Study and Practice of Modern Mathematics  How to Learn Mathematics  How to Write Mathematics  How to Research Mathematics  How to Present Mathematics  Looking Ahead: Taking Professional Steps  What is it Like Being a Mathematician?  Guide to Web Resources  A Mathematical Scavenger Hunt  The Tools of Modern Mathematics  Getting Started with LaTeX  Getting Started with PSTricks  getting Started with Beamer  Getting Started with Mathematica, Maple, and Maxima  Getting Started with MATLAB and Octave  Getting Started with R  Getting Started with HTML  Getting Started with Geometer's SketchPad and GeoGebra  Getting Started with PostScript  Getting Started with Computer Programming Languages  Getting Started with Free and Open Source Software  Putting it All Together






A Student’s Guide to the Study, Practice, and Tools of Modern Mathematics provides an accessible introduction to the world of mathematics. It offers tips on how to study and write mathematics as well as how to use various mathematical tools such as Mathematica. Along with a color insert, the text includes exercises and challenges to stimulate creativity and improve problem solving abilities. Showing how to use technology to understand mathematics, this guide supports students on their way to becoming professional mathematicians. For beginning mathematics students, it helps them study for tests and write papers. As time progresses, the book aids them in performing advanced activities, such as computer programming, typesetting, and research.












Algorithm, BanachTarski paradox, Bioinformatics, Chaos theory, HTML, Linux, Matrix, Maxima, PostScript, Weierstrass approximation theorem







   
 
