5-3 Indirect Proof

5-3 Indirect Proof - conclusion leads to an incorrect...

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Steps for Writing an Indirect Proof 1. Assume the conclusion is false. 2. Show that this assumption leads to a contradiction of the hypothesis, or some other fact, such as a definition, postulate, theorem, or corollary. 3. Point out that because the false
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Unformatted text preview: conclusion leads to an incorrect statement, the original conclusion must be true. Joke Time What did the cloud say to the banker? I need a rain check. What did the cloud have under its raincoat? Thunderwear...
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