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TerminologyHi there. I haven't been here in a while. does g(x) have a proper term or name? Or is it just "the inner function"? Thank you very much. #2 20120830 22:04:21
Re: TerminologyYou could say g(x) is the argument of the tangent function, but I don't think there is a proper name for such a function g(x). The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #4 20120830 22:23:27
Re: TerminologyYou can just use the word argument, then. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #5 20120831 03:13:48
Re: TerminologyHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 