Folk theorem

Folk theorem

Folk theorem may refer to:

* Ethno-cultural studies of mathematics.
* Mathematical folklore, theorems that are widely known to mathematicians but cannot be traced back to an individual.
* "The folk theorem" commonly refers to a theorem in game theory that is sometimes called a general feasibility theorem.
* The phrase may also refer to a mathematical statement that is widely believed but unproved (as in [ this excerpt] ) or false (as in [,M1 this one] ).

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