
# Mathematical Reasoning - Writing and Proof (Sundstrom)


Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof is designed to be a text for the first course in the college mathematics curriculum that introduces students to the processes of constructing and writing proofs and focuses on the formal development of mathematics.

Thumbnail: P. Oxy. 29, one of the oldest surviving fragments of Euclid's Elements, a textbook used for millennia to teach proof-writing techniques. The diagram accompanies Book II, Proposition 5. (Public Domain).

Mathematical Reasoning - Writing and Proof (Sundstrom) is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Ted Sundstrom via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.