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# recursion formula

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noun Mathematics.

a formula for determining the next term of a sequence from one or more of the preceding terms.

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Also called recurrence formula.

## Origin of recursion formula

First recorded in 1925â30

## Words nearby recursion formula

recurrent, recurrent fever, recurring, recurring decimal, recursion, recursion formula, recursive, recursive definition, recursive function, recursive subroutine, recurvate

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