Corollary

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒr əˌlɛr i/ ?

A corollary is a theorem that follows easily from a proved theorem.[1] Corollaries are generally considered less important than the theorem from which they are derived.

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  1. corollary. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=corollary&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
  2. Tapson, Frank. corollary, pg 66. Oxford Mathematics Study Dictionary. Oxford University Press, March 2, 2006. (Accessed: 2010-01-21).

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2010-01-21: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-12-02: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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