demonstrandum

quod erat demonstrandum

[kwawd e-raht dey-mawn-strahn-doom; English kwod er-uht dem-uhn-stran-duhm]
Latin.
which was to be shown or demonstrated.
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quod erat demonstrandum (ˈkwɒd ˈɛræt ˌdɛmənˈstrændʊm)
 
QED (at the conclusion of a proof, esp of a theorem in Euclidean geometry) which was to be proved

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quod erat demonstrandum (Q.E.D.) [(kwawd er-aht dem-uhn-stran-duhm)]

A phrase used to signal that a proof has just been completed. From Latin, meaning “that which was to be demonstrated.”

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