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algebraic function

noun, Mathematics
1.
a function that can be expressed as a root of an equation in which a polynomial, in the independent and dependent variables, is set equal to zero.
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  • And our standards have some algebraic function dating all the way back to the early, early elementary grades.
  • The student will find the derivative of an algebraic function by using the definition of a derivative.
  • The ultimate would be infinite steps described by an algebraic function or a finely detailed data set.
British Dictionary definitions for algebraic function

algebraic function

noun
1.
(maths) any function which can be constructed in a finite number of steps from the elementary operations and the inverses of any function already constructed Compare transcendental function
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