October 4th, 2018, 02:49 PM  #1 
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Why implicit function is a function?

October 4th, 2018, 07:17 PM  #2 
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Definitions are what they are.

October 4th, 2018, 11:34 PM  #3 
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Note that x = y² doesn't define y as a function of x.


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