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Below is a list of notes on mathematical proofs.

The notes are directed at beginners who want to learn

how to write mathematical proofs.

1) Introduction to mathematical arguments

(by Michael Hutchings)

http://math.berkeley.edu/~hutching/teach/113/proofs.pdf [Broken]

2) How to Write Proofs -

A short tutorial on the basics of mathematical proof writing

(by Larry W. Cusick)

http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~larryc/proofs/proofs.html

3) How to write proofs: a quick guide

(by http://math.unice.fr/~eugenia/ [Broken])

Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

http://math.unice.fr/~eugenia/proofguide/ [Broken]

4) Notes on Methods of Proof

by Peter Williams

http://www.math.csusb.edu/notes/proofs/pfnot/pfnot.html

5) A brief guide to writing proofs (Polytechnic university)

http://www.math.poly.edu/courses/ma2312/WritingProofs.pdf

6) A few words about proof (Berkeley Math Circle)

http://mathcircle.berkeley.edu/proof.pdf [Broken]

7) Understanding Mathematical Induction

(http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/home/idris/)

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/home/idris/AlgorithmsProject/ProofMethods/index.html

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/hom...Methods/Induction/UnderstandingInduction.html

8) Basic proof methods (David Marker)

MATH 215, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics, Fall 2006

http://www.math.uic.edu/~marker/math215/methods.pdf

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1) Guidelines for Writing Mathematical Proofs (Jessica K. Sklar)

http://www.plu.edu/~sklarjk/499f06/499proofguidelines.pdf [Broken]

2) Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (John M. Lee)

Conventions for Writing Mathematical Proofs

(Math 310, Spring 2006)

http://www.math.washington.edu/~lee/Courses/310-2006/writing-proofs.pdf

3) How to do math proofs (wikiHow)

http://www.wikihow.com/Do-Math-Proofs

4) Some hints on mathematical proof by David Goss

http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~goss/style.html

5) Proof-Writing Tips (http://www.math.umn.edu/~ezra/ [Broken])

Math 5707, Spring 2004

http://www.math.umn.edu/~ezra/5707/tips.html [Broken]

6) How to write mathematics badly (Entry in the Mathematics Weblog)

Part 1: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=147

Part 2: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=148

Part 3: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=149

If you know more links, feel free to post them here.

The notes are directed at beginners who want to learn

how to write mathematical proofs.

**PROOF TECHNIQUES**1) Introduction to mathematical arguments

(by Michael Hutchings)

http://math.berkeley.edu/~hutching/teach/113/proofs.pdf [Broken]

2) How to Write Proofs -

A short tutorial on the basics of mathematical proof writing

(by Larry W. Cusick)

http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~larryc/proofs/proofs.html

3) How to write proofs: a quick guide

(by http://math.unice.fr/~eugenia/ [Broken])

Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

http://math.unice.fr/~eugenia/proofguide/ [Broken]

4) Notes on Methods of Proof

by Peter Williams

http://www.math.csusb.edu/notes/proofs/pfnot/pfnot.html

5) A brief guide to writing proofs (Polytechnic university)

http://www.math.poly.edu/courses/ma2312/WritingProofs.pdf

6) A few words about proof (Berkeley Math Circle)

http://mathcircle.berkeley.edu/proof.pdf [Broken]

7) Understanding Mathematical Induction

(http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/home/idris/)

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/home/idris/AlgorithmsProject/ProofMethods/index.html

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/people/hom...Methods/Induction/UnderstandingInduction.html

8) Basic proof methods (David Marker)

MATH 215, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics, Fall 2006

http://www.math.uic.edu/~marker/math215/methods.pdf

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**GUIDELINES FOR MATHEMATICAL PROOFS**1) Guidelines for Writing Mathematical Proofs (Jessica K. Sklar)

http://www.plu.edu/~sklarjk/499f06/499proofguidelines.pdf [Broken]

2) Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (John M. Lee)

Conventions for Writing Mathematical Proofs

(Math 310, Spring 2006)

http://www.math.washington.edu/~lee/Courses/310-2006/writing-proofs.pdf

3) How to do math proofs (wikiHow)

http://www.wikihow.com/Do-Math-Proofs

4) Some hints on mathematical proof by David Goss

http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~goss/style.html

5) Proof-Writing Tips (http://www.math.umn.edu/~ezra/ [Broken])

Math 5707, Spring 2004

http://www.math.umn.edu/~ezra/5707/tips.html [Broken]

**HOW TO WRITE MATHEMATICS BADLY**6) How to write mathematics badly (Entry in the Mathematics Weblog)

Part 1: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=147

Part 2: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=148

Part 3: http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=149

If you know more links, feel free to post them here.

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