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My first try at a Riley Riddle, enjoy.

My prefix fired bullets for King and Country,
My infix won't do what you say,
My suffix shows the relation of different quantities,
As a whole I will help you if you need to write fast.

Who/what am I?

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Are you a

Stenograph

This is a

fast typewriter for e.g. court reporters.

Explanation:

Prefix: Sten, a type of gun
Infix: No
Suffix: Graph, referring to the graph of a function (or maybe a line chart, charts are also sometimes called graphs)

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  • $\begingroup$ Wow, that was fast! I'll have to think of something more difficult next time :) $\endgroup$
    – Edivad
    Jan 29 '20 at 11:45
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    $\begingroup$ @Edivad not at all, the difficulty level is just right in this one, it's just that Glorfindel is way too clever :-) $\endgroup$
    – Bass
    Jan 29 '20 at 12:29
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    $\begingroup$ @Bass s/clever/lucky/ $\endgroup$
    – Glorfindel
    Jan 29 '20 at 12:31

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