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real variable

[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
noun, Mathematics
1.
a variable to which only real numbers are assigned as values.
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  • The only real variable for homeowners is shading by trees, buildings or other obstructions, but those can also be accounted for.

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