## COROLLARY

### Corollary

A**corollary**is a statement that follows readily from a previous statement. In mathematics a corollary typically follows a theorem. The use of the term

*corollary*, rather than

*proposition*or

*theorem*, is intrinsically subjective. Proposition

*B*is a corollary of proposition

*A*if

*B*can readily be deduced from

*A*or is self-evident from its proof, but the meaning of

*readily*or

*self-evident*varies depending upon the author and context. The importance of the corollary is often considered secondary to that of the initial theorem;

*B*is unlikely to be termed a corollary if its ...

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### corollary

#### Noun

- Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
- Something which occurs
*a fortiori*, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.*Finally getting that cracked window fixed was a nice***corollary**of redoing the whole storefont.

- A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition.
*We have proven that this set is finite and well ordered; as a***corollary**, we now know that there is an order-preserving map from it to the natural numbers.

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