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An Intuitive Proof of Brouwer's Fixed Point Theorem in \(\Re^2\)

by Clarence C. Morrison (Indiana University) and Martin Stynes (Waterford Regional Technical College Ireland)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
January, 1983

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Advanced Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

The authors demonstrate that the intuitive graphical proof of the Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem for single variable functions can be generalized to functions of two variables.


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