#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## differ

[*see also*: vary

Apart from a few embellishments necessitated by some technical difficulties, the ideas differ very little from those used to prove Lemma 4.

The two functions differ at most on a set of measure zero.

The distributions U and V differ only <merely> by scale
factors from the distribution Z.

We shall find it convenient not to distinguish between two such sequences which differ only
by a string of zeros at the end.

Thus F and G differ by an arbitrarily small amount.

The two codes differ only in the number of their entries.

Then f(x) and f(y) differ in at least n bits.

We produce an evolution equation which differs from (2.3) only in the replacement
of the F^{2} term by F^{3}.

If A=B, how does the situation differ from the preceding one?

This is the same as asking which row vectors in R have differing
entries at positions i and j.

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