# Asymptotic

(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at: lawrence@krubner.com

SourceA simple illustration, when considering a function f(n), is when there is a need to describe its properties as n becomes very large. Thus, if f(n) = n2+3n, the term 3n becomes insignificant compared to n2, when n is very large. The function f(n) is said to be “asymptotically equivalent to n2 as n → ∞”, and this is written symbolically as f(n) ~ n2.

March 11, 2018 10:49 am

From lawrence on Why are women being pushed away from the tech industry?

"Hasen Judy, thank you for writing. About this: "the tech industry is hostile to women or society discourage..."