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April 7th, 2014, 12:39 PM   #1
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The Operator and The Function

What is the difference between the operator and the function?

If a relation is a parallel between output and input, and a function is a relation of a single output to an input set, then what is an operation?

The online concensus is that it's a function, but from there the definition gets fuzzy.
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It is mainly a matter of usage. Functions are usually used from number(s) to number, while operators are usually vector to vector.
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April 8th, 2014, 08:30 AM   #3
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Would it surprise you if I said I have no idea what that means?
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Would it surprise you if I said I have no idea what that means?
It does surprise me. Do you know numbers and vectors are?
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