The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson: Indirect Proofs

Author: Paul J. Henley
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The importance of indirect proof is discussed, and a real-world example is used as an illustration.

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Paul J. Henley,, teaches mathematics and robotics at Oak Hall School in Gainesville, Florida. He endeavors to teach his students an appreciation of mathematics as a system of knowledge as well as a tool of practical application.

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