Recipient of the inaugural Daniel Solow Author's Award from the Mathematical Association of America.  Click here for an article that appeared in CLAS Acts, a newsletter from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Grand Valley State University.

This textbook is designed for the first course in the college mathematics curriculum that introduces students to the process of constructing and writing proofs.

This book is included in the approved list of textbooks for the Open Textbook Initiative  by the American Institute of Mathematics.

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