Math 213 Supplement
Jack Calcut Elizabeth Haverstick Karen McLaren
DEDUCTIVE REASONING
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'

Logic
"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.
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