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theoremtheo‧rem /ˈθɪərəm $ ˈθiːə-/ noun [countable]  technicalHM a statement, especially in mathematics, that you can prove by showing that it has been correctly developed from factsproof
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theoremYou might even stumble upon a theorem or two in your researches.Application of the Hopf bifurcation theorem shows that a periodic solution appears at the wi 1 bifurcation { 79 }.Although Mr Quine has no important theorem to his name he wrote on mathematical logic with ingenuity and wit.Consequently we can use the quotient theorem to prove that is a tensor.The non-substitution theorem then applies, and prices are again determined independently of demand conditions.Examples of the use of this theorem are given in 2.2.3.This theorem was first established by Sylvester.
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