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    integration joke type problem

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    \int\dfrac{1}{cabin}dcabin
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    Re: integration joke type problem

    well... it's pretty obvious so I'll just groan

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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Quote Originally Posted by greg1313 View Post
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    \int\dfrac{1}{cabin}dcabin
    greg1313, this usually given as $\displaystyle\int_1^{\text{cabin}} {{x^{ - 1}}dx}$
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    Re: integration joke type problem

    I think his version is good.

    However greg, if you post another groaner like that I'm going to give you fifty lashes with a wet textbook.

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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    greg1313, this usually given as $\displaystyle\int_1^{\text{cabin}} {{x^{ - 1}}dx}$
    Mine was meant to be an indefinite integral so that the answer would be

    log cabin + C

    and possibly be read as "log cabin by the sea."
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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Quote Originally Posted by greg1313 View Post
    Mine was meant to be an indefinite integral so that the answer would be

    log cabin + C

    and possibly be read as "log cabin by the sea."
    People who work in integration theory generally don't use the useless "C".
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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    People who work in integration theory generally don't use the useless "C".
    It's "useless" to you. There are a number things of mathematics that are "useless"
    to you, but you seek to impose what is "useless" to you on everyone
    else. Imposing yourself is useless.

    All that aside, the "+ C" is given for the added opportunity
    to embellish the answer when "translating" it for this joke puzzle.
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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Frankly I'd drop the C. Oceans are filled with fish so when you go out to C you run into a lot of fish poop.

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    Re: integration joke type problem

    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    Frankly I'd drop the C. Oceans are filled with fish so when you go out to C you run into a lot of fish poop.

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