WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of mathematical induction
First recorded in 1830–40
Words nearby mathematical induction
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Cultural definitions for mathematical induction
A method of proof in which a statement is proved for one step in a process, and it is shown that if the statement holds for that step, it holds for the next.
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