Step Function

Step Function

A real function f is said to be a step function if it is constant on given intervals.

The graph of a step function is formed by a certain number of plateaus that can look like this graph:

The floor function is a step function, but not all step functions are floor functions.

A step function is a synonym for piecewise constant function.


  • A floor function is a step function:
  • A least integer function is a step function:
  • Here is the graph of an exponential variation function that also represents a step function:

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