Identity - Mathematics


  • Identity element, a special element in a set or structure with respect to an operator
  • Identity function, a function that does not alter its argument
  • Identity (mathematics), an equality that holds regardless of the values of its variables
  • Identity matrix, a square matrix with ones on the main diagonal, zeros elsewhere

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