# rational function

### noun Mathematics.

a function that can be written as the quotient of two polynomials with integral coefficients.

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## Origin of rational function

First recorded in 1880–85

## Words nearby rational function

ratiocination, ratiometer, ration, rational, rational form, rational function, rational horizon, rational number, rational operation, rational therapy, rational-emotive therapy

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