# Mathematical evidence

MATHEMATICAL EVIDENCE. That evidence which is established by a demonstration. It is used in contradistinction to moral evidence. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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An inquiry question is open to allow a range of responses to be valid when conclusions are justified with mathematical evidence (Fielding-Wells, 2010).
Other physicists say the idea is interesting but is only as compelling as the supporting mathematical evidence, which is not yet complete.
And later in time in Africa, mathematical evidence comes from the Ishango region of Central Africa, ancient Egypt, North Africa, Ethiopia, West Africa and Central Africa.
The mathematical evidence presented by Speed did not stop the jury from finding Ryan guilty.
Based on concrete mathematical evidence, Cambridge Professor of Mathematical Sciences John D.
These are the measure of themselves, and of all things else that are measurable." It is only to such quantities that mathematical demonstrations are authentically applicable: "mathematical evidence is an evidence suigeneris, not competent to any proposition which does not express a relation of things measurable by lines or numbers." Among the things that do not "express a relation of things measurable by lines or numbers" are the contents of subjective human experience: "Till our affections and appetites shall themselves be reduced to quantity, and exact measures of their various degrees be assigned, in vain shall we essay to measure virtue and merit by them.
The next stage in the project is to provide mathematical evidence of how much force would be needed to keep a stone moving.
However, when teachers introduce students to the ethical consequences of mathematically-based decision-making, students learn to use the most important tool available to create change in their lives and their world: understanding social justice through the lens of mathematical evidence (Mukhopadhuyay & Greer, 2007).
It was issued as a response to the work published by Antonio Lorenzini, an obstinate Aristotelian who had rejected any kind of mathematical evidence to preserve the traditional cosmological worldview.
Maybe he was actually trying to provoke shock, but a reasoned argument (supported by mathematical evidence, no less) and effortless punchlines show that this was no ordinary entertainer.
The IFFHS bases its findings on strict mathematical evidence. Only one domestic cup competition is included, which explains why the Carling Cup upset didn't count, and even then only points are awarded from quarter-finals onwards.
Standard 3 states that "teachers should promote classroom discourse in which students listen to, respond to, and question the teacher and one another; initiate problems and questions; make conjectures and present solutions; try to convince themselves and one another of the validity of particular representations, solutions, conjectures, and answers; and rely on mathematical evidence and argument to determine validity" (p.

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