I found an excellent video titled How to Prove a Mathematical Theory by TED on introducing mathematical proofs. The video contains the definition of mathematical proofs, a brief history, and an example. A must see to mathematics students. Enjoy watching!

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# Posts tagged with 'mathematical proofs'

## Proof That The Sum The First N Odd Integers is a Square

The sum of the first n odd integers is a square. This is a theorem and can easily be proven if you have already learned proof by mathematical induction. Even though it sounds like a boring theorem, it is actually very interesting if represented visually. Consider the following diagrams and their numerical representations. Can […]

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## New Series: Math Proof of the Week

I am starting a new series called Math Proof of the Week. This is very similar to Problem of the Week of the many websites on the internet. Each week, I will be giving a challenging mathematical proof problem which is accessible for high school students. The solutions of will be given the following week. […]

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