Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛn.ər.əˌlaɪz/ Explain
To generalize is to take specific results and apply them
to a larger class of objects. A generalization is the
result of generalizing. The phrase 'in general' is used to state a generalization of the case.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, generalize. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 84. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Generalize. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/g/generalize.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/10/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (McAdams, David E.)
7/14/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)