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Don't start from scratch
If an argument looks promising but needs a hypothesis, assume the hypothesis for now but try to remove it later
If you don't know how to make a decision, then don't make it
Look at small cases
Mathematicians need to be metamathematicians
Prove a consequence first
Simplify your problem by generalizing it
Think about the converse
Think axiomatically even about concrete objects
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