1.1 Intro to Proofs

Definitions To Know For Proofs

Match the definition with the concept!

Use each option at most once!

  1. a statement that is either true or false

    Exercise 1
  2. a proposition whose truth depends on the value of one or more variables

    Exercise 2
  3. a proposition that is simply accepted as true

    Exercise 3
  4. a sequence of logical deductions from axioms and previously proved statements that concludes with the proposition in question

    Exercise 4
  5. an important true proposition

    Exercise 5
  6. a preliminary proposition useful for proving later propositions

    Exercise 6
  7. a proposition that follows in just a few logical steps from a theorem

    Exercise 7