Do you find the notion of the calculus limit logically satisfying?

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Do you find the notion of the calculus limit logically satisfying?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Sat May 05, 2018 10:46 am

The limit is the most important idea in calculus. Without it, calculus wouldn't have rigor. One of the things it does, e.g., is avoid division by zero. It also allows us to see a value a function can take on in a logical manner.

Wikipedia has a nice article about the limit:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limit_(mathematics)

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Re: Do you find the notion of the calculus limit logically satisfying?

Post by A_Seagull » Fri May 11, 2018 11:40 pm

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:46 am
The limit is the most important idea in calculus. Without it, calculus wouldn't have rigor. One of the things it does, e.g., is avoid division by zero. It also allows us to see a value a function can take on in a logical manner.

Wikipedia has a nice article about the limit:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limit_(mathematics)

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mmmmm very satisfying :)

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Re: Do you find the notion of the calculus limit logically satisfying?

Post by wtf » Sat May 12, 2018 1:44 am

A_Seagull wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 11:40 pm

mmmmm very satisfying :)
LOL It sounds like you got a happy ending in calculus class.

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