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IEVref:103-01-06ID:
Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: function of <i>n</i> variables
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Definition: function for which the argument is an ordered set of n numbers or scalar quantities

Note 1 to entry: The value of the function f of n variables x 1 , x 2 ,, x n MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqipG0dh9qqWrVepG0dbbL8F4rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWaamGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadIhadaWgaaWcba qcLbmacaaIXaaaleqaaOGaaiilaiaaysW7caWG4bWaaSbaaSqaaKqz adGaaGOmaaWcbeaakiaacYcacaaMe8UaeSOjGSKaaiilaiaaysW7ca WG4bWaaSbaaSqaaiaad6gaaeqaaaaa@4592@ is denoted by f( x 1 , x 2 ,, x n ) MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqipG0dh9qqWrVepG0dbbL8F4rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWaamGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadAgacaGGOaGaam iEamaaBaaaleaajugWaiaaigdaaSqabaGccaGGSaGaaGjbVlaadIha daWgaaWcbaqcLbmacaaIYaaaleqaaOGaaiilaiaaysW7cqWIMaYsca GGSaGaaGjbVlaadIhadaWgaaWcbaGaamOBaaqabaGccaGGPaaaaa@47E0@ .

Note 2 to entry: In many practical applications in electrotechnology, functions of one variable are used. This variable is often the duration and the function is then called "function of time" and denoted by f(t). But the variables may also be space variables (e.g. coordinates), frequency, etc.


Publication date:2009-12
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