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exponential function
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the function
y
=
e
^{x}
.
2.
any function of the form
y
=
ba
^{x}
, where
a
and
b
are positive constants.
3.
any function in which a variable appears as an exponent and may also appear as a base, as
y = x
^{2 x }
.
Origin of
exponential function
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1890-1895
First recorded in
1890-95
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exponential
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