# 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
3^{2} + 4^{2} = 5^{2}

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