This concept teaches students how to write an indirect proof and provides examples of indirect proofs in Algebra and Geometry.
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This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in Indirect Proof.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Indirect Proof in Algebra and Geometry.
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If you are confused about indirect proofs, here's an example of indirect reasoning in a real life setting!
Symbolic notation used in logic, inductive reasoning (patterns), and deductive reasoning are the focus of this study guide.