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gives the Airy function Bi(z).
  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • The Airy function Bi(z) is a solution to the differential equation y^(′′)-xy=0.
  • Bi(z) increases exponentially as z→∞.
  • AiryBi[z] is an entire function of z with no branch cut discontinuities.
  • For certain special arguments, AiryBi automatically evaluates to exact values.
  • AiryBi can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
  • AiryBi automatically threads over lists.
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