How to Prove It: A Structured Approach

How to Prove It: A Structured Approach

by Daniel J. Velleman

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ISBN-13: 9780521446631
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1994
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 303
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Daniel J. Velleman is Julian H. Gibbs '46 Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus at Amherst College, and was a professor at Amherst College from 1983 to 2017. He received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1976, and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1980. His other books include Which Way Did the Bicycle Go? (with Stan Wagon and Joe Konhauser, 1996), Philosophies of Mathematics (with Alexander George, 2002), and Calculus: A Rigorous First Course (2016). Among his awards and distinctions are the Chauvenet Prize, the Paul R. Halmos-Lester R. Ford Award, the Carl B. Allendoerfer Award, and the Chandler Davis Prize for Expository Excellence. He was Editor of Dolciani Mathematical Expositions from 1999 to 2004 and the American Mathematical Monthly from 2007 to 2011.

Table of Contents

1. Sentential Logic; 2. Quantificational Logic; 3. Proofs; 4. Relations; 5. Functions; 6. Mathematical Induction; 7. Number Theory; 8. Infinite Sets.

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