Discrete Mathematics with ApplicationsSusanna Epp’s DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS, FOURTH EDITION provides a clear introduction to discrete mathematics. Renowned for her lucid, accessible prose, Epp explains complex, abstract concepts with clarity and precision. This book presents not only the major themes of discrete mathematics, but also the reasoning that underlies mathematical thought. Students develop the ability to think abstractly as they study the ideas of logic and proof. While learning about such concepts as logic circuits and computer addition, algorithm analysis, recursive thinking, computability, automata, cryptography, and combinatorics, students discover that the ideas of discrete mathematics underlie and are essential to the science and technology of the computer age. Overall, Epp’s emphasis on reasoning provides students with a strong foundation for computer science and upperlevel mathematics courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. 
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User Review  Arvydas Sidorenko  GoodreadsThis is literally the best beginners book on discrete math you can find. I have looked into dozens of different materials and this one is proved to be the best. Very detailed and intuitive explanations, 2000+ exercises with answers in total. This is THE book on Discrete Mathematics! Read full review
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User Review  hyacinth  GoodreadsClear and concise, few textual errors (in the latest edition) for a book of this size. Decent exercises. Would recommend as a relatively breezy introduction to proofwriting and select topics (logic, graph theory, etc.), potentially a good supplement for more rigorous or challenging texts. Read full review
Contents
SPEAKING MATHEMATICALLY  1 
THE LOGIC OF COMPOUND STATEMENTS  23 
THE LOGIC OF QUANTIFIED STATEMENTS  96 
ELEMENTARY NUMBER THEORY AND METHODS OF PROOF  145 
SEQUENCES MATHEMATICAL INDUCTION AND RECURSION  227 
SET THEORY  336 
FUNCTIONS  383 
RELATIONS  442 
COUNTING AND PROBABILITY  516 