How To Solve It G. Polya
Understanding The Problem
First.
You have to understand the
problem.
What is the unknown? What are the data? What is the condition? Is it
possible to satisfy the condition? Is the condition sucient to determine
the unknown? Or is

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1. What are Polyas steps in problem solving? Name them and describe each in a
sentence or two.
For each of the following, you are to prove the theorem, but show how
you have developed your proof by the nami

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1. The real number y is the derivative of the function f at the point x iff (if and only if) for every real number > 0 there is a real number > 0 such that for every real number x with 0 < |x - x| < , f (x)

CS311 - Induction Practice - Spring 2008
Bruce MacLennan January 6, 2008 The following simple arithmetic problems are for practice writing inductive proofs. All can be proved inductively, although some can also be proved noninductively. Most of the proble