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And i don't understand why the induction process is only used sometimes. When can i use it ?

For example in the euclid's theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclid's_theorem

why this could not be proven with the induction ?

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- Thread starter nebbione
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And i don't understand why the induction process is only used sometimes. When can i use it ?

For example in the euclid's theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclid's_theorem

why this could not be proven with the induction ?

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I am curious how much math you actually know. Because frankly, I think you should focus on learning more math, because with that education, proofs will become clearer.

Edit:

Maybe start by reading this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_proof

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Do you know what induction is? Can you tell me in your own words?

Do you know what Euclids Theorem is? Can you tell me in your own words?

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You are right.

I cannot use induction since i'm not considering contigous numbers, but thre prime numbers distributed randomly in N.

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