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## #1 2012-10-27 20:12:56

Mint
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### Big O notation

What is the big O notation for?

## #2 2012-10-27 23:20:46

bobbym
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### Re: Big O notation

Hi Mint;

We use to describe how a function behaves as it approaches some value in terms of simpler functions.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3 2012-10-28 00:16:34

Mint
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### Re: Big O notation

Could you show an example?

## #4 2012-10-28 00:26:45

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Big O notation

Hi Mint;

Yes, hold on please!

There is a whole thread devoted to it right here.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=17321

There are many examples.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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