IU?. I. Manin Quotes


The goal of a definition is to introduce a mathematical object. The goal of a theorem is to state some of its properties, or interrelations between various objects. The goal of a proof is to make such a statement convincing by presenting a reasoning subdivided into small steps each of which is justified as an "elementary" convincing argument.



IU?. I. Manin
 Born: February 16, 1937
 Occupation: Mathematician
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