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algebraic function


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any function that only uses the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and raising to a rational power

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a quantity whose connection with the variable is expressed by an equation that involves only the algebraic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, raising to a given power, and extracting a given root; -- opposed to transcendental function.


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