
Definition of Exponential function
1. Noun. A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent.
Generic synonyms: Function, Map, Mapping, Mathematical Function, Singlevalued Function
Derivative terms: Exponential
Definition of Exponential function
1. Noun. (mathematics) Any function in which an independent variable is in the form of an exponent; they are the inverse functions of logarithms ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exponential Function
Literary usage of Exponential function
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"A Method of obtaining tin; Principal Properties of the exponential function.
By Professor AEH LOVE, FRS It is desirable to arrange the theory of the ..."
2. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Edouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1916)
"The exponential function. The arithmetic definition of the exponential function
evidently has no meaning when the exponent is a complex number. ..."
3. College Algebra: With Applications by Ernest Julius Wilczynski (1916)
"The exponential function. Up to the present moment we have always thought of the
... It is called an exponential function. We shall consider only the ..."
4. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"Differentiation of the exponential function. The derivative of the exponential
function ax may be found as follows. If y = ax, then (1) loga y = x ..."
5. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by William Anthony Granville (1904)
"Differentiation of the simple exponential function. Let y — я1'. я > О Taking
the logarithm of both sides to the base e, we get logy = v log я, or, ..."
6. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"Differentiation of the exponential function. The derivative of the exponential
function ax may be found as follows. If then y = az, ..."
7. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The exponential function, exp x, may be defined as the inverse of the logarithm :
thus x = exp y ií y =• log x. It is positive for all values of y and ..."