Valid Argument

Pronunciation: /ˈvæl ɪd ˈɑr gyə mənt/ ?

In mathematics, a valid argument is an argument that can be justified based on axioms and previously proved theorems. The difference between a valid argument and a theorem is that a theorem is generally accepted.

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Valid Argument. 2008-09-16. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/v/validargument.html.

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2008-09-16: Added comparison of valid argument and theorem (McAdams, David.)
2007-09-03: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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