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Topic: [MATHEDU] Terminology
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M.J.Winter

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Re: [MATHEDU] Terminology
Posted: Mar 21, 2000 8:45 AM
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It is almost always refered to as a "linear function"; in abstract algebra
courses it is sometimes a polynomial function of degree one.
MJ

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On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Tomas Bergqvist wrote:

> Hello.
>
> In Swedish upper secondary school the term "first degree function" is used
> to represent a function given by a first degree polynomial. Is this used in
> English litterature also?
>
> Tomas.
>
>
>
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