A requirement Necessary for a given statement or theorem to hold. Also called a Condition.

*See also *Brown's Criterion, Cauchy Criterion, Euler's Criterion, Gauss's Criterion,
Korselt's Criterion, Leibniz Criterion, Pocklington's Criterion, Vandiver's Criteria,
Weyl's Criterion

© 1996-9 *Eric W. Weisstein *

1999-05-25