algebraic function

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

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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.
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