Relations and Functions

  • W. D. Wallis


Functions are important in many areas of mathematics. Elementary algebra starts to differ from arithmetic when the concept of a function is developed. Calculus can be viewed as being the study of functions, and of certain ways of associating new functions with a given one.


Equivalence Class Equivalence Relation Partial Order Inverse Relation Sample Problem 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. D. Wallis
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondaleUSA

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