Uniquely Determined

Pronunciation: /juˈnik.li dɪˈtɜr.mɪnd/ Explain

A mathematical object is uniquely determined by a set of conditions if only one object with those conditions can exist. Example: A line is uniquely determined by two points. Given those two points, only one line can exist that passes through those points.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, unique. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 186. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Uniquely Determined. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/u/uniquelydetermined.html.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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