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By J. Eldon Whitesitt

This advent to Boolean algebra explores the topic on a degree obtainable even to these with a modest historical past in arithmetic. the 1st bankruptcy provides the algebra of units from an intuitive perspective, by way of a proper presentation in bankruptcy of Boolean algebra as an summary algebraic process, without connection with applications. 
Succeeding chapters supply concise bills of functions to symbolic common sense, concentrating on subject matters of common sense universal to effortless arithmetic and discussing ideas of legitimate argument and oblique proofs. extra themes comprise the algebra of circuits — switching, relay, and computing device — in addition to the applying of the algebra of units to chance idea. difficulties seem in the course of the textual content, with solutions to chose difficulties on the finish of the book.  aimed toward scholars of arithmetic, machine technology, and electric engineering, this article may be liked through a person who knows college-level arithmetic. it is going to turn out quite necessary to philosophy scholars and others wishing to review symbolic good judgment and its purposes to laptop science. 

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Die größte untere Schranke bzw. kleinste obere Schranke einer Menge M ~ IR heißt Minimum bzw. Maximum, wenn sie zur Menge M gehört. Das Infimum inf(M) (Supremum sup(M» einer Menge M ist offenbar eine untere (obere) Schranke mit der Eigenschaft, daß für jedes noch so kleine E > 0 ein Element XE E M existiert, das inf(M) ::: XE < inf(M) + E (sup(M) - E < XE ::: sup(M» erfüllt. 8 Die rationalen Zahlen Q bilden einen angeordneten Körper, sind aber nicht vollständig. In IR besitzt die Menge {x E IRlx 2 < a} Wurzel für jedes a ~ 0 ein Supremum.

Die Addition bezeichnen wir dabei mit plus und die Multiplikation mit mal. plus [z1_, z2_] : ={z1 [ [1]] +z2 [ [1]] ,z1 [ [2]] +z2 [ [2]] }; ma1[z1_,z2_]:={z1[[1]] z2[[1]]-z1[[2]] z2[[2]1. 1. 1 sind die inversen Elemente der Addition und der Multiplikation in einem Körper eindeutig bestimmt. 2 direkt nachvollziehen. 2 Man zeige, daß es unter der Voraussetzung x 2 (u, v) gibt mit xu-yv=l und + y2 > 0 genau ein Paar yu+xv=O. «u, v) stellt also gerade das einzige multiplikative inverse Element von (x, y) dar).

31 Wir wollen den Wert der Summe L" ak b"-k , a =1= b , a =1= 0, b =1= 0 , k=O mit vollständiger Induktion bestimmen. (Die vorliegende Summe ist mit dem vorigen Beispiel eng verwandte. Wir könnten ihren Wert auch durch Setzen von q = alb bestimmen). Mathematica kann uns auf eine Vermutung bringen und beim Induktionsschluß helfen: Sum[a"k b"(n-k),{k,O,n}] l+n a l+n - b a - b Damit haben wir die Vermutung: " a"+l - b"+l L a k b"-k = , k=O a-b welche offenbar für n = 0 richtig ist. 32 n Wir untersuchen die Summe Lk 3 mit Mathematica: k=J Sum[k A 3, {k, O,n}] 2 n 2 (1 + n) 4 Dies liefert also die Vermutung L n k=!

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