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conjecture

A conclusion that is not proved but rather is assumed from incomplete evidence; a guess or speculation.
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It is conjectured every n [member of] <Z [union] I> using the modified form of Collatz conjecture has a finite sequence which terminates at one and only element from the set A or B according as (3a + 1) + (3b + 1)I formula is used or (3a - 1) + (3b -1)I formula is used respectively.
This allows us to investigate whether the likelihood of revising depends on the received feedback and, if participants engage in revisions, what they revise more often (their conjectured prices, their profit aspirations, or their own price).
The functions and names of three imaginary spectrometers which represent median, mode, and range will be conjectured by students.
Frank Shu of the University of California, San Diego has conjectured that jets of gas or a strong wind generated by the newborn sun hurled into space molten dust particles from the inner disk.
Actually, Polignac also conjectured that every even number can be written as the difference of two primes in infinitely many ways.
The next section surveys various aspects of Michel de Montaigne's work, including a conjectured lost work on the Polish reign of Henri d'Anjou, later Henri III, which Catherine Magnien supposes Montaigne to have undertaken and later abandoned based on a passing reference in a seventeenth-century collection of documents.
They conjectured about what the name of that polyhedron might be, given what they knew about the names of the polyhedrons already discussed.
This may be humanity's universal aspiration coming true," Peyser conjectured.