addition axiom

noun

Definition of addition axiom

: an axiom in mathematics: if equal numbers are added to equal numbers, the results are equal

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First Known Use of addition axiom

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Addition axiom.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/addition%20axiom. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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