## Posts Tagged ‘definition’

## Variations of the Definition of Function

**Variations of the Definition of Function**

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**a. **A function is a relation in which, for each value of the first component of the ordered pairs, there is exactly one value of the second component.

**b.** A function is a set of ordered pairs in which no first component is repeated.

**c.** A function is a rule or correspondence that

## Find the reciprocal of a number

**Find the reciprocal of a number**

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** **Earlier, subtraction was defined in terms of addition. Now, division is defined in terms of multiplication. The definition of division depends on the idea of a **multiplicative**

**inverse **or *reciprocal; *two numbers are *reciprocals *if they have a product of 1.

**Reciprocal**

The **reciprocal **of a nonzero number *a *is .