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A postulate (also sometimes called an axiom) is a statement that is agreed by everyone to be correct. This is useful for creating proofs in mathematics and ...

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Postulate definition, to ask, demand, or claim. See more.

Postulate -- from Wolfram MathWorld

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Postulates are the basic structure from which lemmas and theorems are derived. The whole of Euclidean geometry, for example, is based on five postulates ...

Postulate | Definition of Postulate by Merriam-Webster

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Define postulate: to suggest (something, such as an idea or theory) especially in order to start a discussion — postulate in a sentence.

Postulates and Theorems - CliffsNotes

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A postulate is a statement that is assumed true without proof. A theorem is a true statement that can be proven. Listed below are six postulates and the theorems ...

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Assume something or present it as a fact and you postulate it. Physicists postulate the existence of parallel universes, which is a little mind-blowing.

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In this lesson, we'll discuss the meaning of postulates in mathematics and explore some common examples. We'll also apply these postulates to...

Theorems and Postulates for Geometry - Regents Exam Prep Center

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This is a partial listing of the more popular theorems, postulates and properties ... Addition Postulate, If equal quantities are added to equal quantities, the sums ...

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Postulate. A statement accepted as true without proof. A postulate should be so simple and direct that it seems to be unquestionably true.

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pos·tu·late
[verb pos-chuh-leyt; noun pos-chuh-lit, -leyt]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [POS·TU·LAT·ED, POS·TU·LAT·ING.]
1.
to ask, demand, or claim.
2.
to claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.
3.
to assume without proof, or as self-evident; take for granted.
4.
Mathematics, Logic. to assume as a postulate.
NOUN
5.
something taken as self-evident or assumed without proof as a basis for reasoning.
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