Math 213 Supplement
Jack Calcut Elizabeth Haverstick Karen McLaren
Deductive reasoning is the cornerstone of mathematics. Ever since Euclid's time, mathematicians have sought to build mathematical knowledge by following a methodical pr
Geometer's Sketchpad General Instructions: The Geometer's Sketchpad program is available in the computer lab in Math 0203, open Mon Fri., 9 am 6 pm, or in any WAM Lab on campus. To Login: Hold Ctrl and Alt keys, then press Del key Log on using your user n
Logic Before we add further to our list of assumptions and theorems, it is important to examine logic itself a bit more closely. In math, our reasoning is more strict than in everyday language. When a mother tells her child, "If you don't behave, you won'
"If - then" statements Aka "Conditional" statements
Examples of "If - Then" Statements
If Jason oversleeps then he misses the bus. If a triangle is equilateral then it is isosceles. If a polygon has four sides then its angles sum to 360 degrees.