Question: X is the set of senators serving in 1998. For x ∈ X, define g(x) to be the number of terms a senator has held. Is g(x) a function?

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- Apr 27th 2010, 06:32 PMholyravioliHelp with Function problem
Question: X is the set of senators serving in 1998. For x ∈ X, define g(x) to be the number of terms a senator has held. Is g(x) a function?

Thanks for any help! - Apr 28th 2010, 11:00 AMemakarov
If you say "terms held by a certain date", then for every senator such number of terms is unique. If you just ask how many term a senator x served, the answer may be one, and two, and three...

- Apr 28th 2010, 05:08 PMrmorin