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The Importance of Being Continuous

by D. J. Jeffrey (University of Western Ontario)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1994

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Continuity | Integration
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

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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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Antidifferentiation
One-Variable Calculus | Theoretical Issues
One-Variable Calculus | Fundamental Theorem
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