Fourier's theorem


: a theorem in mathematics: under suitable conditions any periodic function can be represented by a Fourier series

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Fourier's theorem was in 1834

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“Fourier's theorem.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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