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So I checked out Rudin's Analysis book for fun

  1. Aug 14, 2007 #1
    ... the book is tiny ... (sure it has lots of advanced material) but wow ... $150 new on Amazon, for something you could lose to your couch? crazy.
     
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  3. Aug 14, 2007 #2
    I should go into the textbook business.

    Rudin is one of the best author's I've read, though that list is pretty short. It's probably almost worth all that money.
     
  4. Aug 17, 2007 #3

    mathwonk

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    how much fun did you have?
     
  5. Aug 18, 2007 #4
    not much. i was just curious to see what higher level math textbooks contained, lotsss of theorems!
     
  6. Aug 18, 2007 #5
    Pugh Analysis is better.
     
  7. Aug 18, 2007 #6

    MathematicalPhysicist

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    I've checked amazon and the only book of his that costs so much is functional analysis but still it doesnt cost 150 dollars.
     
  8. Aug 18, 2007 #7
    USA Hardcover $156.25
     
  9. Aug 18, 2007 #8
    dude, go international. its like $26 for a used one. XD
     
  10. Aug 19, 2007 #9

    MathematicalPhysicist

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    who buys hardcover, nowadays?
     
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