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anonymous
 one year ago
For increments in calculus which notation is prefered, lower or uppercase delta? Where does the different notations come from?
anonymous
 one year ago
For increments in calculus which notation is prefered, lower or uppercase delta? Where does the different notations come from?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i.e \[\delta x\] or \[\Delta x\]

sparrow2
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1as i remember they come from leibniz and newton, i think the first one was used by newton and they are the same(do not have any value which you use)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The first one looks cooler though I might be biased, I guess the second one is easier to draw? XD

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The second one is the standard. I have never seen the first one. \(\delta\) is used in advanced calculus to mean a very small distance. There is a small difference here (no pun intended).

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It might just be my teacher's choice :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I personally prefer the first one in expressing perturbations
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