# theorem

(redirected from Mathematical theorem)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Mathematical theorem: mathematical proof, Mathematical theory

## the·o·rem

(thē'ŏ-rem),
A proposition that can be tested, and can be established as a law or principle.

## 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)
A proposition that can be proved, and so is established as a law or principle.

## 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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ferguson's dusty basement studio is filled with the results of his dialogues between materials and mathematical theorems -- sculpted geometrical forms that go by exotic names: Klein bottles, trefoil knots, cross-caps, horned spheres and tori.
Like mathematical theorems or architectural plans, they explore the relationship between structure and change, opening up the dance to endless possibility.
In every story in Iagnemma's collection there are references to mathematical theorems or "kingdom, order, species" or theory.
The California Academic Decathlon champions have also overpacked their brains with mathematical theorems and literary quotations, with music scores and art critiques.
The fallacy in Rousseau's reasoning is that, unlike mathematical theorems, salutary social practices typically are not susceptible to step-by-step rational analysis.
Other mathematicians have knitted or crocheted fractal objects, surfaces that have no inside or outside, and shapes whose patterns display mathematical theorems.
This textbook for advanced students and practicing engineers avoids extensive mathematical theorems and instead focuses on the application QFT to real-world problems.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close