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October 19th, 2011, 07:12 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2011 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Need help_ Example or application of simple function
I'm studying Measurable Theory and my teacher asked us to find an example or application of simple function in real life, but I can't find one

October 19th, 2011, 08:22 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: Need help_ Example or application of simple function
step/floor function. I'll let you determine how/where these appear in "real life" (as if math class isn't real!)

October 20th, 2011, 07:40 AM  #3  
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October 20th, 2011, 08:57 AM  #4 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: Need help_ Example or application of simple function
Sorry to be "that guy", but the wikipedia page can be somewhat helpful. The fact that a simple function can only take on finitely many values makes me think of the amount of money in a bank account.

October 21st, 2011, 06:38 AM  #5  
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