Cartesian product

noun

: a set that is constructed from two given sets and comprises all pairs of elements such that the first element of the pair is from the first set and the second is from the second set

Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Cartesian product was in 1958

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“Cartesian product.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cartesian%20product. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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