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#10380

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March 30, 2022, 5:30 p.m.

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//Schwartz has students move back and forth to demonstrate the Alternating Series Test Schwartz: This is a Proof by Dance. It is the only Proof by Dance I know of in mathematics.

#9560

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Dec. 8, 2021, 3:06 p.m.

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//about to start a proof in discrete Rose: sometimes people complain to me about this class because it's weird how at the start we have so much rigor in all our proofs then as the months go on it gets more and more hand-wavey Rose: this is what we call mathematical maturity

#8688

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Oct. 23, 2020, 3:07 p.m.

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Piper: And this is the fun about mathematics: all the calculations. Piper: Some of you like all the conceptual stuff, like spending three days proving 1 = 1.

#7865

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Jan. 15, 2019, 11:13 p.m.

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// Monday, January 14: Schwartz runs a snow day class for functions Assignment: ... justify each step! Jeffrey: *creates two-column construction for his solution* Phillip: What is this, an axiomatic proof? Schwartz: *sees solution* Schwartz: *inserts meme onto document: "Is this a [axiomatic proof]?"*

#3042

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March 7, 2011, 5:35 p.m.

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//Discussing proof styles Rose: You can do whatever you want, you can use a two-column proof, affine proof, you can shear your dog's fur so the proof is written on it, whatever.

#1757

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April 8, 2010, 8:10 p.m.

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James Hill: Oh a proof? I ain't got that sort of free time. It'd be badass if Wolfram could generate proofs.