# Functional Equations

Can anyone help me with this functional equation:

$$f(f\left( x+y \right) )\quad =\quad x\quad +\quad f(y)\quad$$

I'm quite new to the topic so if anyone has any resources, I would be very grateful!

Thanks

Note by Soham Karwa
4 years ago

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