A function is a. the consequence that an element of society produces for the maintenance of its social system. b. the negative consequence an element has for the stability of the social system. c. the intended and recognized consequence of some element of society. d. an explanation of the relationships among particular phenomena.
The correct answer is letter D. An explanation of the relationships among particular phenomena. It is the relationship between two factors. The same as when talking function in Math. There must be an x and a y in order to show the relationship among the two variables.