An example of a theorem is the idea that mixing yellow and red make orange.
Origin of theorem
- Late Latin theōrēma from Greek from theōrein to look at from theōros spectator theory
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Via Late Latin theÅrÄ“ma, from Ancient Greek Î¸ÎµÏŽÏÎ·Î¼Î± (theÅrÄ“ma, “speculation, proposition to be proved") (Euclid), from Î¸ÎµÏ‰ÏÎÏ‰ (theÅreÅ, “I look at, view, consider, examine"), from Î¸ÎµÏ‰ÏÏŒÏ‚ (theÅros, “spectator"), from Î¸ÎÎ± (thea, “a view") + á½ÏÎ¬Ï‰ (oraÅ, “I see, look"). See also theory, and theater.