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Difficulty of theorem?

  1. Oct 9, 2008 #1


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    How can we rank and compare the difficulty of theorems in different fields?
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  3. Oct 9, 2008 #2


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    Why would one need to?
  4. Oct 9, 2008 #3


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    Don't know but one might find it interesting to do so and wonders how?
  5. Oct 10, 2008 #4
    The answer is that every actively researched field has theorems of any desired difficulty i.e. for all fields of research F and for all levels of difficulty D there is at least one theorem T in F such that the difficulty of F is greater then D.
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