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    Angry Tricky calc problem? help!

    how does one go about finding the derivative of an equation "int x"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by h4hv4hd4si4n View Post
    how does one go about finding the derivative of an equation "int x"?
    look at the graph of the "greatest integer" function ...



    what does the derivative appear to be?

    is the derivative defined for all x?
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    it'd be zero for all of them right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by h4hv4hd4si4n View Post
    it'd be zero for all of them right?
    Can you take the derivative where there is discontinuity?
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    look up the relationship between differentiability and continuity.
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