addition axiom


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 Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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