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What is the difference between assertion and axiom?

  1. Nov 7, 2012 #1
    What is the difference between assertion and axiom?
     
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  3. Nov 7, 2012 #2

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    An "assertion" is just something you claim to be true. And "axiom" is a statement everyone has agreed to accept as true in order to see what consequences ensue.
     
  4. Nov 8, 2012 #3
    Thanks for the reply !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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