Axiom (Encarta Encyclopedia 2000)
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|Robert M. Baird; Microsoft Encarta Online|
|Axiom, in logic and mathematics, a basic principle that is assumed to be true without proof. The use of axioms in mathematics stems from the ancient Greeks, most probably during the 5th century BC, and represents the beginnings of pure mathematics as it is known today... An online encyclopedia article.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
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|Math Topics:||Axiomatic Systems|
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