Proofs of Existence

  • Alexander Soifer


We start by offering the reader the opportunity to prove the Pigeonhole Principle itself. It is also known (in Europe) as the Dirichlet Principle, after the famous mathematician Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805–1859).


Limit Point Maximal Area Isoperimetric Problem Arbitrary Positive Integer Pigeonhole Principle 
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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Letters, Arts and SciencesUniversity of ColoradoColorado SpringsUSA

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