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implicit function

[im′plis·ət ′fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
A function defined by an equation ƒ(x,y) = 0, when x is considered as an independent variable and y, called an implicit function of x, as a dependent variable.
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Let [lambda] denote the state where the loss is equal to the cap; [lambda] is implicitly defined by the condition L(I, [lambda]) - k = 0.
Since the optimal investment is implicitly defined by
They leave the properties of the implicitly defined quantity indexes for the reader to infer.
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u~ of the underinvestment event is implicitly defined by the condition |Pi~ - I(|s.
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Therefore V is only implicitly defined by equation (1), and generally cannot be explicitly calculated(2).
Equation (1) can now be rewritten as: (2) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] with: (3) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] V is still implicitly defined since it appears on the left-hand side in (3).