Axioms and Postulates

Just like

2 + 2 = 4,

2 comes after 1……

Axioms or postulates are universal truths.

They cannot be proved.

Usually, postulates are used for universal truths in geometry, and axioms are used everywhere. Though, both mean the same thing


Theorem are statements which can be proved.

Example: Prove Pythagoras Theorem

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.