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anonymous
 4 years ago
i am taking calc and physics and all of a sudden h's started appearing in equations out of nowhere, what are they, and what do i do with them
anonymous
 4 years ago
i am taking calc and physics and all of a sudden h's started appearing in equations out of nowhere, what are they, and what do i do with them

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Give an example and i would love to elaborate :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you talkin about the h's in the equations of finding derivatives? but that's not really used in physics. So give an example and we'll help you out!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well we are using derivatives in physics but an example would be secant slope= deltaY over delta X or ((2+h)^(2)2^(2))/h

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in math in general the first letters of the alphabet are just constants. If you've noticed for variables math always uses x, y, z and even r, s, t, v etc. But when mathematicians want to symbolize a constant in an equation/formula they will use the first half of the alphabet. So pretty much in that secant slope formula, it's just meaning there will be a number you plug in there.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it just the same as x basically? okay makes sense i just never had a book throw in h thank you
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