composite function

noun

Definition of composite function

: a function whose values are found from two given functions by applying one function to an independent variable and then applying the second function to the result and whose domain consists of those values of the independent variable for which the result yielded by the first function lies in the domain of the second

First Known Use of composite function

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Composite function.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/composite%20function. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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