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General Theory of Algebraic Equations by Etienne Bézout, Eric Feron

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Introduction

Theory of differences and sums of quantities

Definitions and preliminary notions

(1.) A function of a given variable is defined as any arithmetic expression involving this variable, irrespective of how it appears in it.

Thus x, a + bx, (c 411552811r etc. are functions of x.

Consider X an arbitrary function of x, and define 411553211as what becomes of X when x is replaced by x+k; then 411553411 represents the variation of X when x increases by k. is called

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