De Morgan's theorem

noun

De Mor·​gan's theorem
də̇ˈmȯrgənz-,
dēˈ-
: one of a pair of theorems in logic: the denial of a conjunction is equivalent to the alternation of the denials and the denial of an alternation is equivalent to the conjunction of the denials

Word History

Etymology

after Augustus De Morgan †1871 English mathematician

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“De Morgan's theorem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/De%20Morgan%27s%20theorem. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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