exponential-function

exponential function

noun Mathematics.
1.
the function y = ex .
2.
any function of the form y = bax , where a and b are positive constants.
3.
any function in which a variable appears as an exponent and may also appear as a base, as y = x 2 x .

Origin:
1890–95

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