## Articles for: proofs

### How to Write a Math Proof and Their Structure

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Proofs in mathematics are what mathematics is all about. They are subject to entire books, created entire theories like Fermat's last theorem, are hard…

### A Pure Hamiltonian Proof of the Maupertuis Principle

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Here is another version of proof of Maupertuis's principle. This version is pure Hamiltonian and independent of the Lagrangian approach.The proof…

### Mathematical Irrationality for Dummies

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On one of my restless wanderings around the Internet, I came upon a collection of proofs of the statement that the square root of 2 is an irrational…

### What Proofs are in Mathematics and Why Bother?

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This FAQ is about proofs. Proofs are central to mathematics, and writing proofs is for many people a skill that is hard to master. There are actually two…