Proof by Induction: Steps & Examples


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Which of these questions should you ask yourself to help determine if mathematical induction is a good method to prove a given statement?

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1. Which of these is the first step in mathematical induction?

2. Which of the following is the induction step in mathematical induction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you check your knowledge of proof by induction. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know the steps involved in mathematical induction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The definition of mathematical induction
  • Steps involved in mathematical induction
  • When to use mathematical induction

Skills Practiced

You can use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding when to use mathematical induction
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on mathematical induction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the steps in mathematical induction and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about mathematical induction, you can review the lesson called Proof by Induction: Steps & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of mathematical induction
  • Learn when it's right to use mathematical induction
  • Identify the steps involved in mathematical induction