Section 3.4: The Nature of Proof

3.4 Outline

  1. Introduction
    1. theorem
    2. syllogism
  2. Direct reasoning
    1. definition
    2. modus ponens
    3. law of detachment
    4. assuming the antecedent
  3. Indirect reasoning
    1. definition
    2. modus tollens
    3. denying the consequent
  4. Transitive reasoning
    1. definition
    2. formulate a conclusion
  5. Logical proof
  6. Fallacies
    1. fallacy of the converse
      1. also called fallacy
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Section 1.4: Review for Chapter 1

Studying for a chapter examination is a personal process, one which nobody else can do for you. Simply take the time to review what you have done.

Here are the new terms in Chapter 1.

Addition law of exponents [1.3]… See the whole entry “Section 1.4: Review for Chapter 1”