# Problem Solving

## CONTENTS OF CURRICULUM UNIT 80.07.04

## Logic and Set Theory

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## Bibliography

*Logic and Set Theory*. Belmont California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc. 1970.

A selfstudy work book covering logic and set theory. Excellent. Would be ideal for classroom use if more complete coverage of these areas is desired.

Goodman, A. W. and Ratti, J.S.
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Finite Mathematics with Application
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. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1971.

The first two major sections deal with logic and the algebra of sets. An excellent source of problems as well as the relationship between logic and set theory.

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The Growth of Mathematical Ideas K12
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. Washington DC, The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., 1959.

Chapter 4 entitled “Proof” by Eugene P. Smith and Kenneth B. Henderson deals with logic, euler circles and inferences.

Hallerberg, Arthur E.
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Logic in Mathematics—An Elementary Approach
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. New York. Hafner Press, 1974.

Workbook covering the study of logic through an easy to understand method. This workbook is recommended for classroom use unless the teacher wishes to include set theory.

Peterson, John M.
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Finite Mathematics.
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New York. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1974.

Chapters 1 and 2 deal with set theory including truth tables and switching networks Chosen as text to be used in our seminar group. A good beginning.

Scott, Lloyd.
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Trends in Elementary School Mathematics
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. Chicago, Illinois. Rand McNally and Co., 1966.

A short chapter containing a brief introduction to set theory and logic as well as the importance of these areas in the elementary school.