2013 by Richard Hammack;
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
ISBN: 978-0-9894721-0-4
(Second Edition)
Richard Hammack

Paperback: ISBN 978-0-9894721-0-4
Hardcover:  ISBN 978-0-9894721-1-1

This book is an introduction to the standard methods of proving mathematical theorems. It has been approved by the American Institute of Mathematics' Open Textbook Initiative. Also see the Mathematical Association of America Math DL review (of the 1st edition), the Amazon reviews,
and a brief news story on VCU InSight.

Order a copy from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $14.95 or download a PDF for free here. Click HERE for a PDF copy of the entire book, or get the chapters individually below.

NEW: The THIRD EDITION is coming!
For a preview, click HERE. The print version of the third edition should be in production by October 2018. (The second edition's PDF will remain available here, along with the third edition's PDF.)

NEW: See the Translations Page

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Thanks to readers around the world who wrote to report mistakes and typos! I will continue to incorporate reader feedback in periodic revisions. Please contact me if you find any additional mistakes. My email address is on my home page.

I will always offer the book for free on my web page, and for a low price through on-demand publishing. Any future edition will be compatible with earlier editions.