Definition:Principle of Mathematical Induction/Induction Step

From ProofWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Terminology of Principle of Mathematical Induction

Consider a Proof by Mathematical Induction.


The step which shows that $\map P k \implies \map P {k + 1}$ is called the induction step.


Also known as

The induction step can also be referred to as the inductive step.


Sources