# Differentiation problem

Discussion in '\$1 Daily Competition' started by xpi0t0s, Aug 9, 2009.

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Now the last para was not very polite ....
but I guess Mentors have some kinda license to say like that.

My skull is not yet thick man, and I don't have to forcefully open it (which is probably the case with you ...).
You don't know how crazy you look ... when you say N=3 and x=3.

> Getting through to you is like trying to stone a donkey to death with ripe figs.
Precisely .. if you are not thorough with what you are talking aboout.

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Yes ... exactly,
and there is no question at all, of a derivative of f(x), as it's bound to integer set, which is discontinuous.

You get that xp ??????????????

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May be May be not but now I have managed to answer why the differencials would be different which I started after 88th Post

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Yeah I got that. I can't believe you think members of the f(x)=Nx family are discontinuous. Remember, N is an integer, but x isn't; x is valid for all real numbers from -Inf to +Inf.
Maybe it's you that needs to revise differentiation, not me.
I've even given you a Wolfram Alpha reference that shows f(x)=x, f(x)=2x, f(x)=3x, f(x)=4x, f(x)=5x and none of them looked discontinuous to me, although I obviously haven't got your Batman-vision.

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