What is elementary?

  • (adj): Easy and not involved or complicated.
    Example: "An elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"
    Synonyms: simple, uncomplicated, unproblematic
    See also — Additional definitions below


In computational complexity theory, the complexity class ELEMENTARY of elementary recursive functions is the union of the classes in the exponential hierarchy.

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Bullhead City, Arizona - Education and Culture - Elementary, Junior High and High School
... Bullhead City's Elementary schools and Junior High schools are operated by the Bullhead City Elementary School District ... These schools include Sunrise Elementary School, Coyote Canyon Elementary School, Desert Valley Elementary School, Diamondback Elementary School, Bullhead City Junior High School, and Fox Creek Junior High ... Additionally, Mohave Accelerated Elementary School and Mohave Accelerated Learning Center are public charter schools serving K-12 students in Bullhead City and the surrounding area ...
Haysville, Kansas - Education
... Haysville High School Haysville Middle School Haysville West Middle School Freeman Elementary Nelson Elementary Oatville Elementary Prairie Elementary Rex Elementary Ruth Clark ...
Queen Elizabeth Elementary School (New Westminster)
... Queen Elizabeth Elementary is a public elementary school in New Westminster, British Columbia part of School District 40 New Westminster ...
Geneva, Ohio - Economy
... Spencer Elementary and Geneva Elementary are also being remade into one new school, Geneva Platt R ... Spencer Elementary, which includes K-5 ...
Gallipolis, Ohio - Education
... The public schools in the village limits are Gallia Academy Middle School and Washington Elementary, both of which belong to the Gallipolis City Schools ... school Ohio Valley Christian School, both elementary and secondary ... Gallia Academy High School, Green Elementary and Rio Grande Elementary, which are located outside of the village limits ...

More definitions of "elementary":

  • (adj): Of or being the essential or basic part.
    Example: "An elementary need for love and nurturing"
    Synonyms: primary

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