An Introduction to Higher Mathematics
by Patrick Keef, David Guichard, Russ Gordon
Publisher: Whitman College 2010
Number of pages: 144
Contents: Logic (Logical Operations, De Morgan's Laws, Logic and Sets); Proofs (Direct Proofs, Existence proofs, Mathematical Induction, Indirect Proof); Number Theory (The Euclidean Algorithm, The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic); Functions (Injections and Surjections, Cardinality and Countability, Uncountability of the Reals).
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by Peter J. Eccles - Cambridge University Press
This book introduces basic ideas of mathematical proof to students embarking on university mathematics. The emphasis is on constructing proofs and writing clear mathematics. This is achieved by exploring set theory, combinatorics and number theory.
by Larry W. Cusick - California State University, Fresno
Proofs are the heart of mathematics. What is the secret? The short answer is: there is no secret, no mystery, no magic. All that is needed is some common sense and a basic understanding of a few trusted and easy to understand techniques.
by Ted Sundstrom - Pearson Education, Inc.
'Mathematical Reasoning' is designed to be a text for the first course in the college mathematics curriculum that introduces students to the processes of constructing and writing proofs and focuses on the formal development of mathematics.
by Richard Hammack - Virginia Commonwealth University
This textbook is an introduction to the standard methods of proving mathematical theorems. It is written for an audience of mathematics majors at Virginia Commonwealth University, and is intended to prepare the students for more advanced courses.