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# Convex function

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In mathematics, a

**convex function**is any function with value of the weighted average of 2 points is less than or equal to the weighted average of the function at those points. Also, a function is convex if and only if its epigraph is a convex set.## Examples

Three examples are:

- A line: [math]f(x) = x[/math]
- A parabola: [math]f(x) = x^2[/math]
- Absolute value: [math]f(x) = |x|[/math]