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concave function

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(mathematics)
A function f (x) is said to be concave over the interval a,b if for any three points x1, x2, x3 such that a <>x1<>x2<>x3<>b, f (x2)≥ L (x2), where L (x) is the equation of the straight line passing through the points [x1, f (x1)] and [x3, f (x3)].
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