Or it may be considered proved by aid of Prop. 24, equal circles not being used till after this theorem.
Now, to proceed in this way with what may be called Mr. Hume's theorem.
Let the notation be dispensed with until the child understands the problem or theorem and Euclid will become fascinating.
Another part of the statement of the theorem may now be formulated.
A theorem is a Whig proposition—the benefit of which to any one but the Whigs always requires to be demonstrated.
It is not a single hypothesis or theorem, and it dwells on no new facts.
It is one of the great corollaries of that theorem of evolution which most naturalists are satisfied has been demonstrated.
The theorem of Pascal remains still the theorem of Pascal, and will always remain so.
The theorem is here referred to partly on account of its bearing on the theory of imaginaries in geometry.
Her tone was as cold and even as if she were reciting a theorem in Legendre.
1550s, from Middle French théorème, from Late Latin theorema, from Greek theorema "spectacle, speculation," in Euclid "proposition to be proved," from theorein "to consider" (see theory).
theorem the·o·rem (thē'ər-əm, thēr'əm)
n.
An idea that is demonstrably true or is assumed to be so.
A mathematical proposition that has been or is to be proved on the basis of explicit assumptions.
A statement in mathematics that is not a basic assumption, such as an axiom, but is deduced (see deduction) from basic assumptions.