# mathematical induction

## Origin of mathematical induction

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## Words Nearby mathematical induction

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## How to use mathematical induction in a sentence

We can ascend only by

*mathematical induction*, which alone can teach us something new.This mode of reasoning is none the less a true

*mathematical induction*which differs from ordinary induction only by its certitude.To all such numbers, proofs by

*mathematical induction*can be validly applied.It may be noticed that (iv) is the familar principle of

*mathematical induction*.This is the principle of what is called “

*mathematical induction*.”

## 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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