Extremum meaning

ĭk-strē'məm
A value in the domain of a given function at which the function attains a maximum or minimum value.
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The maximum or minimum value of a function.
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(mathematics) A point, or value, which is a maximum or a minimum.
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Origin of extremum

From Latin extrēmum neuter sing. of extrēmus outermost, extreme eghs in Indo-European roots