# increasing function

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## increasing function

[in′krēs·iŋ ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
A function, ƒ, of a real variable, x, whose value gets larger as x gets larger; that is, if x <>y, then ƒ(x) <>y). Also known as strictly increasing function.
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