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The Simplest Road—Direct Proofs

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

The Simplest Road—Direct Proofs

Taught by Professor Bruce H. Edwards | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Begin a series of lectures on different proof techniques by looking at direct proofs, which make straightforward use of a hypothesis to arrive at a conclusion. Try several examples, including proofs involving division and inequalities. Then learn tricks that mathematicians use to make proofs easier than they look.

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