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anonymous
 4 years ago
hello. i need help wrapping my mind around lower case delta in calc (limits and such) i just dont know what the numerical value of it mean or which on to use because there are 2 deltas right?
anonymous
 4 years ago
hello. i need help wrapping my mind around lower case delta in calc (limits and such) i just dont know what the numerical value of it mean or which on to use because there are 2 deltas right?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The d with a squiggle, as in your last post, just means 'a little bit of...', whilst d (no squiggle) means 'an infinitely small bit of...' (or 'as d(squiggle)... approaches 0' (ie gets infinitely small))

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i know that \[\epsilon\] is how accurate you want to be but im not sure what the delta signifies

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if you travelled 20m in 5 seconds: \[\delta(metres)/\delta(seconds)= 20/5\] Delta basically means 'change in' (in this case, distance and time)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1328477080426:dw zooming in to infinitely small on the triangle: dw:1328477155733:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0*or zooming in to anywhere else on the line

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought that was \[\Delta\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_(letter) Same thing.
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