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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
better yet, let me convince you what is the physical representation of the integral from x=a to x=b ?
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i don't know much about integrals but i know they represent sum of anything so how could we sum up zero
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
that is one convincing argument^
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honey26 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There is nothing like integral of zero.You should mention with respect to which you are integrating it.If it is the integration of 0 with respect to ,say some dt,then its value is a constant.in the case of integral of zero with anything gives us a constant.
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the integral of zero is asking about the area under the curve f(x)=0 what is the area under the line y=0 ?
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@TuringTest is it ...lol..i am in 9th grade..but love sign of integral lol
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well your explanation is quite valid :) As I side note, I always loved the symbol of the integral as well ;)
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:) thanks :)
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@honey26 your explanation is not right, you are describing the integral of 1
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the integral of zero has a meaning: the area under the curve of y=0, or the sum of all the y values in some interval as @erica.d said, which is 0+0+0+0+0....=0 so there are two ways to see that the answer is zero
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
sorry, what I said is only for definite integrals, I think I see your point now @honey26
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
my apologies
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honey26 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yah,it is true that integral of zero means area under the line y=0 but indefinite integral of 1 with respect to dt gives us t but not a constant,right.
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
does indefinite integral represent sum @TuringTest i guess No :)
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes it does represent a sum actually the symbol you love so much \[\int\]is in fact a medieval S that stands for "summa"
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh thanks for this nugget of wisdom ..... :D
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honey26 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
indefinite integral is also a sum but it has no limits like definite integral.
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
guys i need to learn it more ::( i feel so stupid here
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
...and that is why the indefinite integral of 0 can be a constant, because \[\int0dx\]asks "what function is 0 the derivative of?" the answer is any constant, (or in multivarible terms, any variable that does not depend on x)
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
if you are in 9th grade @erica.d you are way ahead of where I was back then. I was busy failing algebra, I had to go to summer school ;)
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erica.d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
he he thanks :) i am just curious to solve those complex equation that i have seen on TV
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you will, I'm sure :D
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