On 9/6/2003 12:27:56 AM, abk511 wrote:
>What does a conjecture really
>mean in geometry? An inductive
>reasoning leads to a
>conjecture, but what is a
>conjecture?
A conjecture is what is classically called a "hypothesis," e.g., a proposed theory, but unproven, and possibly wrong.
In other words, a conjecture is a fancy word for a somewhat reasoned guess.
see:
http://www.yourdictionary.com/ahd/c/c0572000.htmlTTFN,
Eden