domain of a function

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Noun1.domain of a function - (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
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It also helps students to better understand the domain of a function, especially for the functions that are written in the form, y = f(x), x [not equal to] a; (see the questions about it that we pose in the first worksheet.)
The left segment length (measure of AB) was selected to represent the domain of a function; the right segment length (measure of BC) corresponded to the image or output value.