# Definition:Analysis/Real

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## Definition

**Real analysis** is a branch of mathematics that studies real functions.

## Also see

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## Historical Note

The discipline of real analysis was finally put on a rigorous footing by Karl Weierstrass, who became noted for what has since been referred to as *Weierstrassian rigor*.