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extrema

[ik-stree-muh] /ɪkˈstri mə/
noun
1.
Mathematics. plural of extremum.

extremum

[ik-stree-muh m] /ɪkˈstri məm/
noun, plural extrema
[ik-stree-muh] /ɪkˈstri mə/ (Show IPA).
Mathematics
1.
a maximum or minimum value of a function in a specified neighborhood.
Origin of extremum
1900-1905
1900-05; < New Latin, noun use of neuter of Latin extrēmus extreme
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