# additive function

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## additive function

[′ad·əd·iv ′fəŋ·shən]
(mathematics)
Any function f that preserves addition; that is, f (x + y) = f (x) + f (y).
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An attempt to treat the environmental quality as an additive function of homogenous elements fails to recognize the complexity associated with natural systems and ecological processes.
To Prove the uniqueness of the additive function A, assume that there exists an additive function A' : X [right arrow] Y which satisfies (0.
k] and logarithmic function f (n) = ln n are two complete additive functions, [omega](n) = k is an additive function, but not a complete additive function.
k] and logarithmic function [Florin] (n) = In n are two complete additive functions, w(n) = 1 is an additive function, but not a complete additive function.
Looking in turn at elementary methods, complex analysis methods, and probabilistic methods, he considers such topics as prime numbers, arithmetic functions, sieve methods, the method of van der Corput, the Euler gamma function, summation formulae, the prime number theorem and the Riemann hypothesis, two arithmetic application, primes in arithmetic progressions, densities, distributions of additive functions and mean values of multiplicative functions, and integers free of small prime factors.
Table 1--Relationship between Dispersion Process Steps and Surface Active Additive Functions A) surface B) Dynamic C) Robust, tension mobile static reduction stabilization stabilization 1) Wetting of Critical Helpful the dry solid 2) Milling to Helpful Critical Helpful reduce particle size 3) Helpful Critical Stabilization of trie dispersed particle 4) Letdown and Critical application performance D) E) Foam Compatibiization control 1) Wetting of the dry solid 2) Milling to Critical reduce particle size 3) Helpful Stabilization of trie dispersed particle 4) Letdown and Critical application performance
Ivic, Estimates for sums involving the largest prime factor of an integer and certain related additive functions, Studia Sci.
Most of the major additive functions are covered with the notable exception of gums and thickeners which did receive separate attention in the first edition.
Food and beverages will remain the leading market for natural polymers based on continued demand for thickeners, stabilizers and other additive functions.
The additive functions by reducing the tendency of the ester-cured phenolic sand to clump in the thermal reclaimer, particularly at higher processing temperatures.
Software streaming and virtualization are complementary technologies that serve two very different but additive functions to improve software management and the enterprise computing experience," said Steve Morton, Altiris VP of product management and marketing.

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