# What Is Mathematics?' by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins (1941)

What Is Mathematics?' by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins (1941)

It is an introduction to the fundamentals of mathematics, aimed at readers with no prior knowledge in the subject.

The book is organized into three main sections, each exploring a major area of mathematics: arithmetic, algebra, and analysis.

The authors discuss topics such as the principles of logic and proofs, the fundamentals of counting and numbers, and the nature of functions and equations.

They also explore the idea of infinity and discuss the significance of the famous mathematical constants such as pi and e.

The book also introduces the reader to the mathematical disciplines of geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.

The authors discuss the applications of mathematics in various fields such as science and engineering.

The book contains numerous examples and exercises to help readers understand the concepts presented.

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