### Brain Teasers

# Philo-Math

What phrases are represented below? One is a math axiom, and the other is a philosophical thought/idea.

a. GRIPHOOK > GRIP and GRIPHOOK > HOOK

b. GRIPHOOK > GRIP + HOOK

a. GRIPHOOK > GRIP and GRIPHOOK > HOOK

b. GRIPHOOK > GRIP + HOOK

### Answer

a. The Whole is Greater than any of its Parts. (math axiom)b. The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its parts. (philosophical thought from Leibniz)

Hide Answer Show Answer

## What Next?

**Solve a Similar Brain Teaser...**

Or, get a random brain teaser.

If you become a registered user you can vote on this brain teaser, keep track of

which ones you have seen, and even make your own.

## Comments

Got 1/2 and 1/2 stumped me. Great!

thanks. I almost got stumped myself by my own teaser.

You got me 100% Great teaser

thanks dakini. feel free to PM about your teasers if you have any question.

Congrats on a 3.0+ teaser!

thanks tissue. i wonder how long the rating will last.

This is a GREAT teaser!!! Well done! Please make more like this!

Yet another good one from Grip!!!!!!! Keep up the good work!

yes master

I don't see how this is hard... I guess I just knew the phrase.

## Follow Braingle!