Schaum's Outline of Discrete MathematicsThe first edition of this book sold more than 100,000 copies—and this new edition will show you why! Schaum’s Outline of Discrete Mathematics shows you step by step how to solve the kind of problems you’re going to find on your exams. And this new edition features all the latest applications of discrete mathematics to computer science! This guide can be used as a supplement, to reinforce and strengthen the work you do with your class text. (It works well with virtually any discrete mathematics textbook.) But it is so comprehensive that it can even be used alone as a text in discrete mathematics or as independent study tool! 
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Contents
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LOGIC AND PROPOSITIONAL CALCULUS  78 
VECTORS AND MATRICES  102 
COUNTING  133 
PROBABILITY THEORY  152 
GRAPH THEORY  188 
BINARY TREES  276 
Binary Trees 10 4 Representing Binary Trees in Memory 10 5 Traver  294 
Chapter PROPERTIES OF THE INTEGERS  315 
ALGEBRAIC SYSTEMS  364 
LANGUAGES GRAMMARS MACHINES  405 
ORDERED SETS AND LATTICES  442 
BOOLEAN ALGEBRA  477 
Appendix A RECURRENCE RELATIONS  521 
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Schaum's Outline of Discrete Mathematics, Revised Third Edition Seymour Lipschutz,Marc Lipson Limited preview  2009 
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Page 126  The number of permutations of n objects taken r at a time is denoted by P(n,r), „Pr,Pn.r, P"r, or (n), We shall use P(n,r).
Page 330  Then there exists integers q and r such that a = bq + r and 0 < r < \b\ Also, the integers q and r are unique.
Page 186  G is defined to be the sum of the weights of the edges in the path.
Page 40  One of the most important concepts in mathematics is that of a function.
Page 94  A matrix with m rows and n columns is called an m by n matrix, written mx n.
Page 26  ... the congruence relationship, an important branch of number theory. Computer engineers find these concepts and notations particularly useful in describing operations performed upon numbers in the digital computer. Two integers a and b are said to be "'congruent modulo m ' if a  b is exactly divisible by m , where m , which is called the "modulus
Page 40  ... x is called the independent variable, and y is called the dependent variable. The symbol /(*), which is read "/of x," is often used instead of y to represent the range value of the function.
Page 146  B in a probability space 5 are said to be independent if the occurrence of one of them does not influence the occurrence of the other. More specifically, B is independent of A if P(B) is the same as P(B\A). Now substituting P(B) for P(B\A) in the Multiplication Theorem P(A f}B) = P(A)P(B  A) yields P(AHB) = P(A)P(B).
Page 97  AB is defined if and only if the number of columns of A is equal to the number of rows of B...
Page 98  A matrix that has the same number of rows as columns is called a square matrix. The principal, or main diagonal of a square matrix contains the elements xn, x22, x33, . . . xnn.