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Saladsamurai
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Jul4-09, 11:33 PM
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In chapter 1 of Axler's LA Done Right, he defines a polynomial as such:

"Our next example of a vector space involves polynomials. A function [itex]p:\mathbf{F}\rightarrow\mathbf{F}[/itex] is called a polynomial with coefficients in
F ..."

Can someone translate this "[itex]p:\mathbf{F}\rightarrow\mathbf{F}[/itex]" into words? I have never seen that notation before.
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