# Function Definition and Examples

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1. In your own words, define the word "function."

2. Give your own example of a function using a set of at least 4 ordered pairs. The domain will be any four integers between 0 and +10. The range will be any four integers between -12 and 5. Your example should not be the same as those of other students or the textbook. There are thousands of possible examples.

3. Explain why your example models a function. This is extremely important for your learning.

4. Give your own example of at least four ordered pairs that does not model a function. The domain will be any four integers between 0 and +10. The range will be any four integers between -12 and +5. Your example should not be the same as those of other students or the textbook. There are thousands of possible examples.

5. Explain why your example does not model a function.

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This solution discusses and defines the characteristics of a function. It includes multiple examples that illustrate what a function is and how it works.

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1. In your own words, define the word "function."

A function is a mathematical concept where it takes as input one (or more) numbers, and produces a number as an output. A function can only return a single value for a given input.

2. Give your own example of a function using a set of at least 4 ordered pairs. The domain will be any four integers between 0 and +10. The range will be any four integers between -12 and 5. Your example should not be the same as those of other students or the ...

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