Composite

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpɒz ɪt/ ?

A mathematical object is composite if it is made from more than one part.[1] A composite number is a number that has factors other than 1 and itself. A composite function is a function that is made up of one or more nested functions.

References

  1. composite. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=composite&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
  2. composite number. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=composite&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.

More Information

  • McAdams, David. Composite Function. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 2010-01-26. http://www.allmathwords.org/article.aspx?lang=en&id=Composite Function.

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Composite. 2010-01-04. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/composite.html.

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2010-01-26: Moved definition of Composite Function to separate article. (McAdams, David.)
2010-01-04: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-11-29: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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