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gives the Airy function .


  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • The Airy function is a solution to the differential equation .
  • tends to zero as .
  • AiryAi[z] is an entire function of z with no branch cut discontinuities.
  • For certain special arguments, AiryAi automatically evaluates to exact values.
  • AiryAi can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
  • AiryAi automatically threads over lists.
Introduced in 1988