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Vector valued and scalar valued functions

  1. Oct 10, 2004 #1
    Hi what is the definition and meaning (geometric) of a vector valued and scalar valued function?

    I read the definition in the textbook but I didn't quite get it.

    Thank you.
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  3. Oct 10, 2004 #2


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    The output of a "scalar function" is a scalar, that is just a number.

    The output of a "vector function" is a vector.
  4. Oct 10, 2004 #3
    thanks arildno!
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