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For mass volume density, why is it that when you make delta v go to 0, delta m would vary discontinuously?
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For mass volume density, why is it that when you make delta v go to 0, delta m would vary discontinuously?
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is matter a continuous substance, or is it made up of discreet particles...?
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Carl_PhamBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
To elaborate a bit on TT's excellent hint, consider what happens to delta m as delta v shrinks, and the number of point particles within dv falls. Consider particularly the case when delta v is so small that at most only a handful of particle are within it, and then finally either one or none.
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