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Peano's postulates
Word Origin
noun
, (
used with a plural verb
)
Mathematics.
1.
a collection of axioms concerning the properties of the set of all positive integers, including the principle of mathematical induction.
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Also called
Peano's axioms
.
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See also
principle of mathematical induction
.
Origin of
Peano's postulates
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named after G.
Peano
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British Dictionary definitions for
peano's axioms
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Peano's axioms
/
pɪˈɑːnəʊz
/
plural noun
1.
a set of axioms that yield the arithmetic of the natural numbers
Word Origin
named after Giuseppe
Peano
(1858–1932), Italian mathematician
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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