How Do Mathematicians Know Their Proofs Are Correct?

Explanation, Podcast, Publisher, Quanta Magazine

What makes a proof stronger than a guess? What does evidence look like in the realm of mathematical abstraction? Hear the mathematician Melanie Matchett Wood explain how probability helps to guide number theorists toward certainty.

16 December 2022 Edit: 16 December 2022

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NSW Mathematics Extension 2 Stage 6 Syllabus
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