Definition of

# Axiom

A statement that is taken to be true, so that further reasoning can be done.

It is not something we want to prove.

Example: one of Euclid's axioms (over 2300 years ago!) is:

It is not something we want to prove.

Example: one of Euclid's axioms (over 2300 years ago!) is:

*"If A and B are two numbers that are the same, and C and D are also the same, A+C is the same as B+D"*
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