Pronunciation: /kənˈstrʌkt/ Explain
In mathematics, to construct is to build according
to a set of rules. The rules generally consist of
A construction is the object
build according to the rules. In
a construction based on axioms and proved theorems is taken to be a proof.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, construct. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 44. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Euclid of Alexandria. Elements. Clark University. 9/6/2018. https://mathcs.clarku.edu/~djoyce/elements/elements.html.
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McAdams, David E. Construct. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/construct.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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