# ordered n-tuple

- Mathematics. See under n-tuple.

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## Origin of ordered n-tuple^{}

First recorded in 1960–65

## n-tuple

[en-too-puh l, -tyoo-, -tuhp-uh l; en-too-puh l, -tyoo-]

- a set of n objects or quantities, where n is an integer, especially such a set arranged in a specified order (ordered n-tuple).

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## Origin of n-tuple^{}

N (symbol, def. 5) + -tuple (extracted from words such as quintuple, octuple)

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## n-tuple

- logic maths an ordered set of n elements

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