Glossary Definition for Monotonic

Glossary Term: Monotonic 

Definition

A sequence increases monotonically if for every n, Pn + 1 is greater than or equal to Pn. Similarly, a sequence decreases monotonically if for every n, Pn + 1 is less than or equal to Pn.

In plain language, the value rises and never falls; or it falls and never rises.


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