Mathematical Sciences - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics presents "Introduction to Writing Proofs, An interactive 1-person show"

Monday, September 17, 2018
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Floor/Room #: 
105

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Presents...

Introduction to Writing Proofs, An interactive 1-person show.

Open to any WPI Student - No Previous Experience Required.

Topics will include:

  • Main Types of Proofs:
    • Direct
    • Contradiction
    • Contraposition
    • Induction
  • How to Choose a Proof Strategy:
    • Using Definitions/Theorems to Motivate Proof Development
    • Specific Examples From Calculus, Set Theory, Number Theory, and More!