# theorem

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## the·o·rem

(thē'ŏ-rem),## theorem

[thē′ərəm]

Etymology: Gk,

*theorein,*to look at**1**a proposition to be proved by a chain of reasoning and analysis.

**2**a rule expressed by symbols or formulae.

## the·o·rem

(thē'ŏ-rĕm)## the·o·rem

(thē'ŏ-rĕm)Proposition that can be tested then and can be established as a law or principle.

## theorem (thē´ərəm),

*n*

**1.**a proposition to be proved by a chain of reasoning and analysis.

**2.**a proven proposition used in the solution of a more advanced problem.

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