ordered pair


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ordered pair

[′ȯrd·ərd ′per]
(mathematics)
A pair of elements x and y from a set, written (x,y), where x is distinguished as first and y as second.
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The first phase of the algorithm requires the partial processing time calculation for n x (n -1) ordered pairs of jobs.
Considering that Sidman's (2000) account holds that equivalence relations consist "of ordered pairs of all positive elements that participate in the reinforcement contingency" (Sidman 2000, p.
On Higginbotham's approach, accomplishments are syntactically represented by ordered pairs of positions for events, and the accomplishment interpretation of a predicate stems from the thematic structures of prepositions and syntactic adjuncts, rather than head verbs.
The graph of function f is a set of all ordered triples [x, y, f(x, y)], where ordered pairs are from domain of f .
Often students are taught how to mark ordered pairs on a plane and produce a graph before they are conceptually ready and have some understanding of how a graph represents "functional" relationships.
He loved the boots and regularly ordered pairs of white Doc Martins brogue shoes from the Northampton-based manufacturer.
3 [right arrow] 4 13 Set of ordered pairs can be used to [right arrow] 4 determine domain and range.