Direct & Indirect Proof: Differences & Examples


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What is a direct proof?

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1. What does an indirect proof rely on?

2. Which of the following is NOT a difference between direct and indirect proofs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet/quiz combo to check your knowledge of direct and indirect proofs. Their differences and some examples are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see what you know about:

  • The meaning of a direct proof
  • What indirect proofs rely on
  • Difference between direct and indirect proofs
  • An example of an indirect proof
  • Assumptions

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as direct proofs and indirect proofs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what indirect proofs rely on
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on direct and indirect proofs

Additional Learning

Keep learning about these proofs by using the lesson called Direct & Indirect Proof: Differences & Examples. Other topics you can analyze include:

  • Methods of indirect proofs
  • Steps to perform a direct proof
  • Examples of direct and indirect proofs