Bound Variable

An occurrence of a variable in a logic which is not free. Bound variables are also called dummy variables.

See also

Dummy Variable, Sentence

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Comtet, L. "Bound Variables." §1.11 in Advanced Combinatorics: The Art of Finite and Infinite Expansions, rev. enl. ed. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Reidel, pp. 30-34, 1974.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Bound Variable." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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