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It would be helpful if you told us more about the class and the demographic. Is this freshman calculus at Enormous State University? Or abstract algebra at Princeton? Kind of changes the answer based on the type of drill the peeps are doing and what their capabilities are. I recommend sharing written solution (or at least answer) keys at the sessions. ...


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I would like to use this as an opportunity to make an important distinction. Proof by contradiction is an argument of the form: Assume $\neg p$ Argue a contradiction under this assumption. Conclude $p$. Proof of negation is an argument of the form Assume $p$ Argue a contradiction under this assumption. Conclude $\neg p$ I learned about the difference ...


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This is a little long for a comment so it will have to be an answer. First, you should talk to your professor; I'm pretty sure that they will be able to definitively clear your issue up with a small amount of back-and-forth discussion. You seem to have trouble starting around your encounter with the word "define". I'm not really sure what we are ...


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