**An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning**

by Peter J. Eccles

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 2007**ISBN/ASIN**: B00AKE1PT6**Number of pages**: 364

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The purpose of this book is to introduce the basic ideas of mathematical proof to students embarking on university mathematics. The emphasis is on helping the reader in understanding and constructing proofs and writing clear mathematics. This is achieved by exploring set theory, combinatorics and number theory, topics which include many fundamental ideas which are part of the tool kit of any mathematician.

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