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Help with creating a function
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Nov 19, 2013 3:48 AM



quasi
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Re: Help with creating a FORMULA. (no abs value)
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Nov 18, 2013 6:13 AM


Robert Crandal wrote: > >Suppose I have this data: > >X Y >  >0 1 >1 1 >2 1 >3 1 >. . >N N > >(Assume X is an integer >= zero) > >Is there a formula for this set of nonnegative >integers that does NOT use the absolute value >function?
The absolute value function provides an easy way to get an "ifthen", but there are other ways.
>I thought maybe an alternating series >would help here, but I can't think of anything. > >Any ideas?
I don't understand the table of values.
The value of y is 1 for which values of x?
quasi



