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A dropout struggling to finish Harris's AG book.


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comment How can I prove that $xy\leq x^2+y^2$?
@ronno Not really, because $X := \mathbb{R}^2 \setminus \{x = -y\}$ is dense in $\mathbb{R}^2$, and $[0, +\infty)$ is closed in $\mathbb{R}$, therefore its pullback along $(x, y) \mapsto x^2 - xy + y^2$ must be $\operatorname{cl}X = \mathbb{R}^2$. Of course it is too technical for a precalculus-level question.
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comment Rigour in mathematics
@RobertIsrael Suppose there is a proposition, and you can prove that it is impossible to construct a counterexample to it. Is this proposition true?
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I think Reddit University kind of fits your description.
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