A loose term for a true statement which may be a postulate, theorem, etc.

See also

Ansatz, Area Principle, Argument Principle, Axiom, Cavalieri's Principle, Conjecture, Continuity Principle, Counting Generalized Principle, Dirichlet's Principle, Dirichlet's Box Principle, Duality Principle, Duhamel's Convolution Principle, Fubini Principle, Hasse Principle, Inclusion-Exclusion Principle, Lemma, Multiplication Principle, Pontryagin Maximum Principle, Porism, Postulate, Principle of Insufficient Reason, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Schwarz Reflection Principle, Superposition Principle, Symmetry Principle, Theorem, Triangle Transformation Principle, Well Ordering Principle

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Principle." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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