can any one explain me the 3rd axiom:'if equals are added to equals,the wholes are equal.'

well, if we have to definite an axiom, we say that it is a proposition that is assumed without proof for the sake of studying the consequences that follow from it. So ....

this is how i can represent this in an eqation

A = B

C = D

then A+C = B+D

**or**

10+5 = 15 + 0

9 + 6 = 7+ 8

*(10 + 5)+ (9+6) = (15 +0)+( 7+8)

30=30

ok...here it is in easier words..

in two equations ,the sum of RHS_1 and RHS_2 will be equal to the sum ofLHS_1 and LHS_2....

i hope this was useful...

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