## math_proof 3 years ago what does f mean with arrow on top of it?

1. etemplin

likely its a vector, but it could be other things

2. math_proof

no it has to do with math proofs

3. math_proof

is it like inverse function or what?

4. etemplin

with an arrow?? hmmm....usually an inverse has a -1 as its exponent...what kind of proofs (what subject/level of math) are you doing?

5. math_proof

functions

6. math_proof

injections, surjections etc

7. math_proof

and there is an arrow to the left and arrow to the right above letter f

8. etemplin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijection,_injection_and_surjection http://www.math.fsu.edu/~pkirby/mad2104/SlideShow/s4_2.pdf i dont know what the notation means, but the above links may be able to help

9. math_proof

is it image of X or something?

10. etemplin

i have no idea what the notation means. but those links should be able to help. heress some more http://www.cs.uwyo.edu/~jlc/courses/2300/hw/hw19d.pdf http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=345400