Do you mean for a logical or mathematical proof or argument?
We can say "these are taken as givens."
Proof Strategies in Geometry - For Dummies
For example, the above link uses "givens" when talking about proofs.
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Hi,
What is the plural of '(a) given'?
Thanks,
Joe
Do you mean for a logical or mathematical proof or argument?
We can say "these are taken as givens."
Proof Strategies in Geometry - For Dummies
For example, the above link uses "givens" when talking about proofs.
People might say that something is "a given" in a conversation. The plural version is more uncommon outside of mathematical proofs, in my experience.
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