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**Crunchy Frog****Guest**

can someone please explain what path width is?

**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Something to do with Graphs (the ones with nodes and paths, not the ones with x and y axes). Sorry I don't know any more than that.

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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Can you explain the context? For example, paths are both involved in graph theory and calculus, as well as a few other fields of math. They all mean different things however, so we need some more background as to what you're doing.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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