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Ephilo

  • 3 years ago

Explain why it is necessary to write "+C" when finding an antiderivative i know the stands for (C for the constant of integration) but i don't know why its nesessary

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  1. abb0t
    • 3 years ago
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    the "C" is to cover all possible solutions.

  2. dumbcow
    • 3 years ago
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    its because the derivative of a constant is zero. so many similar functions could all have same derivative f(x) = x+2 , g(x) = x +3 f'(x) = g'(x) =1 thus \[\int\limits_{}^{} 1 dx = x + C\]

  3. Ephilo
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you so much (:

  4. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1361751830331:dw|

  5. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1361752198137:dw|

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