HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Science » Science (Group) » Pythagorean Theorem Demon... » Reply #5

Response to intrepidity (Reply #4)

Mon Mar 1, 2021, 02:51 PM

5. Literally, for that particular case, and no other, except by building other demonstrations.

That is the difference between a demonstration and a proof. The OP says demonstration, which is literally correct. It is not a proof -- literally or otherwise, and the OP doesn't claim it is. Just pointing out the dangers of using such demonstrations to educate.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 15 replies Author Time Post
soothsayer Mar 2021 OP
keithbvadu2 Mar 2021 #1
Clash City Rocker Mar 2021 #2
eppur_se_muova Mar 2021 #3
intrepidity Mar 2021 #4
LineLineLineReply Literally, for that particular case, and no other, except by building other demonstrations.
eppur_se_muova Mar 2021 #5
intrepidity Mar 2021 #6
muriel_volestrangler Mar 2021 #7
intrepidity Mar 2021 #8
muriel_volestrangler Mar 2021 #9
intrepidity Mar 2021 #10
muriel_volestrangler Mar 2021 #11
intrepidity Mar 2021 #12
muriel_volestrangler Mar 2021 #13
intrepidity Mar 2021 #14
Dr. Strange Mar 2021 #15
Please login to view edit histories.