# [plt-scheme] Understanding lambda

aditya shukla wrote:
>* I am trying to understand lambda and i have a question.
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*>* Suppose (define f (lambda(x) (+(* 3 x) 5)))
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*>* Now i have read and heard that lambda is used to define unnamed
*>* functions now , i am confused about the value of f
*>* ie will it be equal to the function returned by (lambda(x) (+(* 3 x)
*>* 5)) or will be equal to the value which is computed for any value of x
*>* ie if x =1 then f =8.Any help is appreciated.
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The first case, the function returned by (lambda(x) (+(* 3 x) 5)).
Chongkai
>* Thanks in advance
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*>* Aditya
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