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ERIC Number: EJ1007730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Irrational Square Roots
Misiurewicz, Michal
College Mathematics Journal, v44 n1 p53-55 Jan 2013
If students are presented the standard proof of irrationality of [square root]2, can they generalize it to a proof of the irrationality of "[square root]p", "p" a prime if, instead of considering divisibility by "p", they cling to the notions of even and odd used in the standard proof?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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