maximum-value theorem

maximum-value theorem

[¦mak·sə·məm ′val·yü ‚thir·əm]
(mathematics)
The theorem that there is a point in the domain of a real-valued function at which the function has its greatest value if this domain is compact.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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