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Types of proof & proof-writing strategies
Topic Teaching Tip(s): General principles of mathematical communication | Types of proof & proof-writing strategies
This webpage includes examples of various types of proof, including proof by contradiction and proof by induction. Addresses when to use proof by contradiction and contains links to recitations about proof writing. Attachments include sample proofs and a proof-writing assignment. Most materials on this page are from real analysis, but the page also contains a list of books on proof-writing appropriate for a broader context.
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This review was published on April 01, 2011