# Definition:Multiindex/Modulus

Let $k = \sequence {k_j}_{j \mathop \in J}$ be a multiindex.
The modulus of such a multiindex $k$ is defined by:
$\ds \size k = \sum_{j \mathop \in J} k_j$
Note that, since by definition all but finitely many of the $k_j$ are zero, this summation is convergent.