IN MATH: 1. n. a set of ordered pairs. 2. n. a rule which pairs one set of numbers with itself or another set of numbers. EX. Generate three ordered pairs using the relation y = 5x. 3. n. causal connection.

 See: A Graph is A Portrait - an essay on the concepts of graph GRAPHITI - introductory coordinate geometry, point generation, distance, functions Point-Plotting Animation - see step-by-step how to create a graph - Algebra Notes What's a Function? - Index on topics like "How Functions Are Composed or Created", "Polynomial & Rational Functions" "Finally ... Functions" -- an introduction to functions as a direct consequence of operations Functions & Operations -- a page that computes & illustrate how functions work - Function and Relation Library - Many functions w/their features & graphs Graphing Vocabulary Function Vocabulary

IN ENGLISH: 1. n. a relative. 2. n. a pairing up or a connection. EX. Uncle Chris is my relation through my mother.

APPLICATION: See list 240.

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