Pronunciation: /kənˈsɪs tənt/ ?
- A system of equations
is consistent if the system has at
least one common solution. If a system of equations
has no solutions, it is called inconsistent.
- An axiomatic system
is consistent if all the propositions
in the set are consistent; if there is no possible proof of both a proposition (P) and
- Kornegay, Chris. Systems of Linear Equations, pg 456-459. Math Dictionary With Solutions: A Math Review, 2nd edition. Sage Publications, Inc, March 6, 1999. (Accessed: 2010-01-20).
- Catherine Cavagnaro (Editor), William T. Haight II (Editor). consistent axioms, pg 27. Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical Mathematics. CRC Press, February 26, 2001. (Accessed: 2010-01-20).
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Consistent. 2010-01-20. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/consistent.html.
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