What is corollary - Definition and Meaning

Corollary :

Corollary is a theorem which follows its statement from the other theorem. Mathematically, corollary of theorems are used as the secondary proof for a complicated theorem. It helps to apprehend the initial theorem more preciously.

Example :

Pythagoras theorem states that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Corollary of pythagoras theorem can be written as 32 + 42 = 52
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