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Definition of Theorem


  1. That which is considered and established as a principle; hence, sometimes, a rule.
  2. A statement of a principle to be demonstrated.
  3. To formulate into a theorem.

Theorem Quotations

No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful.
George Boole

The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic.
Ronald Fisher

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Albert Camus

One cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem.
Stephen Hawking

That is why one day I said my game will be like the Pythagorean Theorem - hard to figure out. A lot of people really don't know the Pythagorean Theory. They don't make them like me anymore. They don't want to make them like that anymore.
Shaquille O'Neal
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Theorem Translations

theorem in Dutch is stelling, theorema
theorem in German is Lehrsatz
theorem in Spanish is teorema