This book is an introduction to the language and standard proof methods of mathematics.

It is a bridge from the computational courses (such as calculus or differential equations) that students typically encounter in their first year of college to a more abstract outlook. It lays a foundation for more theoretical courses such as topology, analysis and abstract algebra. Although it may be more meaningful to the student who has had some calculus, there is really no prerequisite other than a measure of mathematical maturity. Topics include sets, logic, counting, methods of conditional and non-conditional proof, disproof, induction, relations, functions and infinite cardinality.

Title Book of Proof, 2nd Edtion

Author(s) Richard Heath Hammack

Publisher: Richard Hammack; Revised edition (May 31, 2013)

Paperback 312 pages

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0989472108

ISBN-13: 978-0989472104

Download: http://www.people.vcu.edu/~rhammack/BookOfProof/

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