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family of curves

noun, Mathematics
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a collection of curves whose equations differ only by values assigned a parameter or parameters.
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  • For practical purposes, however, only a family of curves need be constructed.
  • In the family of curves, plot the point of intersection of the above wet weight and moisture.
  • Choose a family of curves and try to find an equation that closely fits your data.
  • Thus, there is nota unique curve but a family of curves.

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