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# Discrete Mathematics with Applications

 Author(s): Susanna S. Epp Difference between 4th and 3rd editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 4th and 3rd editions

• Period between current and previous editions: 7 years (2010 vs 2003).
• The First Ed. of Epp's Discrete Mathematics with Applications appeared in 1994.
• The Fourth Ed. is available in electronic book format.
• About 300 new exercises have been added to the Fourth Ed.
• Additional full answers have been incorporated into Appendix B "Solutions and Hints to Selected Exercises".
• Chapter 1 "Speaking Mathematically" introduces some of the precise language that is a foundation for much mathematical thought
• Variables
• The Language of Sets
• The Language of Relations and Functions
• Chapter 3
• New topic "Only If of Universal Conditional Statements"
• Chapter 4 includes new topics:
• Variations among Proofs
• Absolute Value and the Triangle Inequality
• Chapter 5 "Sequences, Mathematical Induction, and Recursion" covers material which in the previous edition was presented in two separate chapters "Sequences and Mathematical Induction" and "Recursion"
• Chapter 6:
• New discussion on Proof and Disproof
• Chapter 7:
• Increased coverage of functions of more than one variable and of functions acting on sets.
• Chapter 8 includes new topics:
• Extending the Euclidean Algorithm
• RSA Cryptography
• Chapter 10:
• New material on Dijkstra's Shortest Path Algorithm
• New exercises on o graph coloring.
• Updated terminology about traveling in a graph
• Chapter 11 "Analysis of Algorithm Efficiency" includes material from the former chapter "The Efficiency of Algorithms"
• New topic on Binary Search
• Chapter 12:
• New topic "The Language Defined by a Regular Expression"
4th Edition of
Discrete Mathematics with Applications
eBook, 984 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781133168669
Hardcover, 984 pages
ISBN-10: 0495391328
ISBN-13: 9780495391326
3rd Edition of
Discrete Mathematics with Applications
Hardcover, 928 pages
ISBN-10: 0534359450
ISBN-13: 9780534359454