Introduction to Mathematical Thinking In the twenty first century everyone can benefit from being able to think mathematically This is not the same as doing math The latter usually involves the application of formulas procedures and sy
In the twenty first century, everyone can benefit from being able to think mathematically This is not the same as doing math The latter usually involves the application of formulas, procedures, and symbolic manipulations mathematical thinking is a powerful way of thinking about things in the world logically, analytically, quantitatively, and with precision It is nIn the twenty first century, everyone can benefit from being able to think mathematically This is not the same as doing math The latter usually involves the application of formulas, procedures, and symbolic manipulations mathematical thinking is a powerful way of thinking about things in the world logically, analytically, quantitatively, and with precision It is not a natural way of thinking, but it can be learned Mathematicians, scientists, and engineers need to do math, and it takes many years of college level education to learn all that is required Mathematical thinking is valuable to everyone, and can be mastered in about six weeks by anyone who has completed high school mathematics Mathematical thinking does not have to be about mathematics at all, but parts of mathematics provide the ideal target domain to learn how to think that way, and that is the approach taken by this short but valuable book The book is written primarily for first and second year students of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM at colleges and universities, and for high school students intending to study a STEM subject at university Many students encounter difficulty going from high school math to college level mathematics Even if they did well at math in school, most are knocked off course for a while by the shift in emphasis, from the K 12 focus on mastering procedures to the mathematical thinking characteristic of much university mathematics Though the majority survive the transition, many do not To help them make the shift, colleges and universities often have a transition course This book could serve as a textbook or a supplementary source for such a course Because of the widespread applicability of mathematical thinking, however, the book has been kept short and written in an engaging style, to make it accessible to anyone who seeks to extend and improve their analytic thinking skills Going beyond a basic grasp of analytic thinking that everyone can benefit from, the STEM student who truly masters mathematical thinking will find that college level mathematics goes from being confusing, frustrating, and at times seemingly impossible, to making sense and being hard but doable Dr Keith Devlin is a professional mathematician at Stanford University and the author of 31 previous books and over 80 research papers His books have earned him many awards, including the Pythagoras Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award He is known to millions of NPR listeners as the Math Guy on Weekend Edition with Scott Simon He writes a popular monthly blog Devlin s Angle for the Mathematical Association of America, another blog under the name profkeithdevlin , and also blogs on various topics for the Huffington Post.
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Dr Keith Devlin is a co founder and Executive Director of the university s H STAR institute, a Consulting Professor in the Department of Mathematics, a co founder of the Stanford Media X research network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI He is a World Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences He also works on the design of information reasoning systems for intelligence analysis Other research interests include theory of information, models of reasoning, applications of mathematical techniques in the study of communication, and mathematical cognition He has written 26 books and over 80 published research articles Recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award He is the Math Guy on National Public Radio.