# single-valued function

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 Noun 1 single-valued function - (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)multinomial, polynomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of termsmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementmathematical relation - a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)expansion - a function expressed as a sum or product of terms; "the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"inverse function - a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=xKronecker delta - a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwisemetric, metric function - a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between themtransformation - (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate systemisometry - a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points; "the isometries of the cube"operator - (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operationcircular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the anglethreshold function - a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwiseexponential, exponential function - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
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Now replace C, the domain of [square root of z], with the curve/surface [summation], and f (z) = [square root of z] with the coordinate w, viewed as a single-valued function on [summation].
It is a single-valued function of location, continuous at a boundary, what is favourable to numerical modelling.
The study is qualitative in that it reports on these teacher trainees' mental constructions of the concept of continuity of single-valued functions, obtained from analysis of their responses to structured activity sheets.

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