Andy C
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Re: 2.57  There is no such thing as an instantaneous rate.
Posted:
Aug 12, 2014 11:54 AM


>"John Gabriel" <thenewcalculus@gmail.com> wrote in message >news:17bd7e24149846ff8cc8a4e29aa7a43a@googlegroups.com... The following link is typical of most shit that you will find on the internet:
>http://www2.bc.cc.ca.us/resperic/math6a/Lectures/ch2/2/TheDerivative.htm
>What you have are highly stupid academics spewing out their filthy >ignorance.
>I'll address some of the rot:
>"This is the instantaneous rate of change of f. As h becomes smaller, the >average rate of change approaches the instantaneous rate of change."
>Chuckle. It's just the slope of the tangent line to f at x. Nothing >"instantaneous". I gave the local morons several problems but they were >unable to answer any of them.
>"Geometrically, this is the slope of the tangent line to the graph of f at >x."
>Indeed. And nothing instantaneous about it.
>"As x changes from x to x+h, the "change in x" is h, written Delta x = h."
>I think the moron who compiled the web page meant as x changes from x+h to >x. It still doesn't change the fact that he or she is wrong. In fact, x is >NOT changing at any instant. Since f(x) is given by a predetermined >function for all x, nothing ever changes.
>This bullshit came to pass because old Newton did not know what he was >doing. Modern morons cannot understand that Newton was using a kludgy >approach in finding the slope of a special straight line/tangent object.
>And what would this comment be, without an applet for highly stupid >academics?
>https://www.filesanywhere.com/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6d6a8c5e606d77b2
>Don't allow morons to think for you!
>Comments are NOT welcome and will receive no response. This comment is >produced in the interests of public education; and to eradicate ignorance >and stupidity from mainstream mythmatics.
Please see a mental health professional as soon as possible. This comment is produced in the interests of public education; and to encourage John Gabriel to get the mental health treatment he needs.

