What is postulates - Definition and Meaning

Postulates :

In Mathematics, postulates are the statements that are accepted as true without any proofs. It is considered to be the smaller proof for a large theorem.

Characteristics of Good Postulates
Consistent, Independent and easy to perceive.

Example :

Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity was proved mainly on the bases of two postulates. First Postulate - Speed of Light Second Postulate - Law of physics are same in all the inertial frames.
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