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A function $f$ that changes sign when the independent variable changes sign, i.e. $f(-x)=-f(x)$ for all values in the domain of $f$. The graph of an odd function is symmetric about the coordinate origin.

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See also Even function.

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Odd function. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Odd_function&oldid=31496