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or·dered pair

 (ôr′dərd)
n.
A pair of numbers that come in a specific order and are usually written in parentheses, such as (3, 5).
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In accordance with the definition by Sidman (2000), "the equivalence relation consists of ordered pairs of all positive elements that participate in the reinforcement contingency" (Sidman 2000, p.
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