# law of trichotomy

law of trichotomy

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• Trichotomy (mathematics) — Generally, a trichotomy is a splitting into three disjoint parts. In mathematics, the law (or axiom) of trichotomy is most commonly the statement that for any (real) numbers x and y , exactly one of the following relations holds::xy.If applied to …   Wikipedia

• trichotomy property — Math. the property that for natural numbers a and b, either a is less than b, a equals b, or a is greater than b. Also called law of trichotomy, trichotomy law, trichotomy principle. * * * …   Universalium

• trichotomy property — Math. the property that for natural numbers a and b, either a is less than b, a equals b, or a is greater than b. Also called law of trichotomy, trichotomy law, trichotomy principle …   Useful english dictionary

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