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The Importance of Being Continuous

The author discusses issues connected with determining a continuous antiderivative for an integrand continuous over a given interval. The solutions obtained by computer algebra systems often do not fulfill this continuity requirement.

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1650
Author(s): 
D. J. Jeffrey (University of Western Ontario)
Publication Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 1994
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Continuity
Integration
Topic(s): 
Antidifferentiation
Theoretical Issues
Fundamental Theorem
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Rating Count: 
68.00
Rating Sum: 
213.00
Rating Average: 
3.13
Author (old format): 
D. J. Jeffrey
Applicable Course(s): 
3.0 Calculus
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 17, 2012
Average: 3.2 (68 votes)

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