Proof by Contradiction: Odd and Its Square

We have had several examples on proof by contradiction in this blog like irrationality of square root of 3 and the sum of root of 2 and root of 3. In this post, we will have another detailed example. In proof by contradiction, we want to change the statement “if P then Q” to “if NOT Q then […]
Continue reading…

 

A Geometric Representation of the Distributive Property

The distributive property of multiplication over addition states that for all real numbers , and , then . In this short post, we are going to see the visual representation or ‘visual proof’ of this property where it is represented as area. However, one limitation of this representation is it does not represent negative values for […]
Continue reading…