countably additive function
a set function that upon operating on the union of a countable number of disjoint sets gives the same result as the sum of the functional values of each set.
Amidst vs. Amid
Amid and amidst sound so similar it can be easy to confuse them. They’re prepositions that both mean in the middle of or surrounded by. A preposition is a word that describes the relationship between two things in a sentence. The two words are interchangeable. Usage Grammatically, there’s no difference between the words amid and amidst. The primary distinction lies in when and where people …
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