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Abstract

All of discrete mathematics — and, in fact, all of mathematics — rests on the foundations of set theory and numbers. We start this chapter by reminding you of some basic definitions and notations and some further properties of numbers and sets.

Keywords

Rational Number Number System Discrete Mathematic Venn Diagram Great Common Divisor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. D. Wallis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondaleUSA

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