Period of a Function
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪəɹ.ɪ.əd ʌv ə ˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ Explain
 Figure 1: Period of a sine function. 

A period of a
function
is an interval, usually of time or space, over which something repeats.
Figure 1 shows the period of the sine function to be
2π.

References
 McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, period of a function. 2nd Classroom edition 201501084799968. pg 137. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
More Information
 McAdams, David E.. Periodic function. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 8/15/2010. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/periodicfunction.html.
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McAdams, David E. Period of a Function. 4/27/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/period.html.
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