I used this book for the analysis sequence at cal poly for my undergraduate coursework.
To get a full appreciation of the subject matter, it is a must to do the exercises, and Ken provides partial proofs in the back, ample examples in each section.
A student who masters the material in this book will be well prepared to tackle Rudin and other classic works in real analysis.
This is a good start for a young student in Real Analysis. (But Rudin is definitely much more preferred once you advance or decide to venture our more, but it is definitely more... Read morePublished on October 7, 2012 by Chris
I really liked this book in the beginning, because the first few chapters really are very elementary and easily digestible, very much unlike Rudin, which hits you hard right off... Read morePublished on May 6, 2012 by Yuri Niyazov
I bought this reasonably priced text in order to review what I had learned over 25 years ago in a one-semester analysis class. Read morePublished on June 28, 2011 by Timbeaux
This textbook represents a new generation of American texts in Analysis that try to overcome the terse and confusing style of Rudin. Read morePublished on March 22, 2011 by Doctor Math
Thank you for speedy shipping. I am working on it and it is hard to analyze. HA!Published on June 15, 2010 by S. Chien
I certainly wasn't ready for Rudin after my freshman calculus series, and Ross's book was the perfect stepping stone. Read morePublished on May 21, 2010 by Matthew H. Holden
This book is pretty good. I bought the online version to be able to copy extended formulas into a word program. It doesn't do it. Read morePublished on November 11, 2008 by M. Marshall
Well written book. Tough construction is a real plus when you are dragging it around with you. The 12th edition has had the type reset so that it is easier to read.Published on September 6, 2008 by Joshua K. Loving
This book cuts down the material to bare minimum. Skips lots of proof definitions, you may get confused when doing the HW. Read morePublished on August 10, 2008 by colstat