Valid Argument

Pronunciation: /ˈvæl.ɪd ˈɑr.gju.mənt/ Explain

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.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, valid argument. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 188. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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