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    Question about periodicity?

    Ok as we know, if  f(x+P) = f(x) then the function is periodic.

    So if the function is not periodic,  f(x+p) = f(x), what it the value of p?
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    It's just a positive real number, for example the f(x)=\sin(x) is periodic with periodicity 2\pi which is a positive real number.
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    But in that: case f(x)is periodic.


    for a function not periodic , the period is a positive real number too?
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fabio010 View Post
    Ok as we know, if  f(x+P) = f(x) then the function is periodic.

    So if the function is not periodic,  f(x+p) = f(x), what it the value of p?
    If this always true f(x+0)=f(x)~?
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    So you are telling me that in not periodic functions P = 0?
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    If you know that f(x) is not periodic but for all x you have f(x+P)=f(x) then P=~?
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    Re: Question about periodicity?

    P = 0

    so it is not periodic
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