# What requires proof in a logical system in geometry?

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## What requires proof in a logical system in geometry?

Corrolaries are some forms of theorems. Postulates and axioms are a given, their truth value is accepted without proof.

## Do theorems require proof in a logical system?

A theorem is hence a logical consequence of the axioms, with a proof of the theorem being a logical argument which establishes its truth through the inference rules of a deductive system. As a result, the proof of a theorem is often interpreted as justification of the truth of the theorem statement.

## What is meant by postulate?

postulate • \PAHSS-chuh-layt\ • verb. 1 : demand, claim 2 a : to assume or claim as true, existent, or necessary b : to assume as an axiom or as a hypothesis advanced as an essential presupposition, condition, or premise of a train of reasoning (as in logic or mathematics)

## What’s another name for postulate?

What is another word for postulate?

assume | hypothesiseUK |
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posit | presume |

propose | suggest |

hypothecate | predicate |

premise | say |

## What is definition of postulate in math?

A statement, also known as an axiom, which is taken to be true without proof. Postulates are the basic structure from which lemmas and theorems are derived. The whole of Euclidean geometry, for example, is based on five postulates known as Euclid’s postulates.

## Are theorems proven?

A theorem is a statement that can be demonstrated to be true by accepted mathematical operations and arguments. In general, a theorem is an embodiment of some general principle that makes it part of a larger theory. The process of showing a theorem to be correct is called a proof.

## Which is an example of an statement that is accepted without proof?

Parallel Postulate

## What is a statement that Cannot be proven called?

An axiom is a mathematical statement or property considered to be self-evidently true, but yet cannot be proven. All attempts to form a mathematical system must begin from the ground up with a set of axioms. For example, Euclid wrote The Elements with a foundation of just five axioms.