Math - 2018-19

MA.14 - Mathematical Induction

  MA.14    The student will use mathematical induction to prove formulas and mathematical statements.

Adopted: 2016

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

·  Mathematical induction is a method of proof that depends on a recursive process.

·  Mathematical induction allows reasoning from specific true values of the variable to general values of the variable.

ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

·  MA.141  Compare inductive and deductive reasoning.

·  MA.142  Prove formulas and mathematical statements, using mathematical induction.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 29, 2018