© 2013
by Richard Hammack; This work is licensed under the Creative Commons AttributionNo Derivative Works 3.0 License 

ISBN: 9780989472104

BOOK OF PROOF 
(Second
Edition)

Richard Hammack

Paperback: ISBN
9780989472104
Hardcover: ISBN 9780989472111
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.
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Contents

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ix


Introduction 
x

1. Sets

3


2. Logic

33


3. Counting

63

4. Direct
Proof

87


102


111

121


131


9. Disproof

146


154

11. Relations

175


12. Functions

196


13. Cardinality

217

Solutions 
240

Index 
301
