Share this entry

Share this page

exponential function

Line breaks: ex¦po|nen¦tial func|tion

Definition of exponential function in English:

noun

Mathematics
A function whose value is a constant raised to the power of the argument, especially the function where the constant is e.
Example sentences
  • It was also in Berlin that he discovered the famous Euler's Identity giving the value of the exponential function in terms of the trigonometric functions sine and cosine.
  • Thus we can use the two infinite products on the left-hand sides as two different q-extensions of the exponential function.
  • He found the standard addition formulas for hyperbolic functions, their derivatives and their relation to the exponential function.

Definition of exponential function in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure