The assignment to each element a in a set A of at least one element b in a set B, according to a rule f. This is written f: A B. In a single valued or one-to-one mapping each element a is assigned a single, unique element b. In many cases, the term mapping is considered synonymous with function.
Related category SETS AND SET THEORY
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