exponential function

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Noun1.exponential function - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponentexponential function - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
function, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function, map - (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
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For rational exponents the natural exponential function is transcendental [21].
The natural exponential function and the zero function are absolutely self-integrating while any polynomial of the form [p.sub.k] (x) = [x.sup.k] + k/k+1 is conditionally self-integrating.
Therefore, all frequencies [[omega].sub.jk] in (1) are irrational, because for rational exponents the natural exponential function is transcendental [7].

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