 finitely additive function

Math.a set function that upon operating on the union of a finite number of disjoint sets gives the same result as the sum of the functional values of each set. Cf. countably additive function.
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finitely additive function — Math. a set function that upon operating on the union of a finite number of disjoint sets gives the same result as the sum of the functional values of each set. Cf. countably additive function … Useful english dictionary
countably additive function — Math. a set function that upon operating on the union of a countable number of disjoint sets gives the same result as the sum of the functional values of each set. Cf. finitely additive function. * * * … Universalium
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