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noun as in explanation based on hypothesis and experiments

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Thanks to Noether’s observation, mathematicians can now harness the power, structure and theorems of algebra to understand topology.

McKenzie and geophysicist Robert Parker used this theorem to calculate the dance of the lithospheric blocks — the plates.

Mathematics searches for new theorems to build upon the old.

The new local friendliness theorem requires duplicating the Wigner’s-friend setup.

In the decade or so since he started learning about this approach, it has helped him prove a wide range of theorems.

Infinite Monkey Theorem has also landed praise in national publications including  Wine Spectator as recently as last year.

A few years ago, I attended a party hosted by The Infinite Monkey Theorem.

This, however, is not a question of the method of the social science, but a theorem of the science itself.

This was M. Comte's opinion; but it is by no means implied in his fundamental theorem.

A modern historian aptly remarks that the medicine of the present "embraces nothing but a theorem of investigation by the senses."

But as it seems not yet to have been stated clearly enough, I will here try to put my entire theorem into an unmistakable form.

But in the proof of this great theorem two influences were neglected, either of which is fatal to its validity.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to theorem, such as: axiom, assumption, belief, deduction, dictum, and doctrine.

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