POSTULATE Definition

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POSTULATE, in logic, is a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.

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DOCUMENT MAINTENANCE is a formalized system of ensuring that all controlled documents are to the latest configuration or version.

VISUAL-FIT METHOD is a cost estimation method where an analyst examines a cost by plotting points on a graph (called a scatter diagram) and places a line through the points to yield a cost function. This method is more objective than the account-classification method, but it is still lacking because two cost analysts could (and likely would) visually fit different lines. Such an approach is useful, though, because it helps spot non-representative data points, or outliers.

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