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Topic: saddle geometry
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W. Dale Hall

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Registered: 2/11/05
Re: saddle geometry
Posted: Oct 23, 2012 2:31 PM
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Vilas Tamhane wrote:
... (stuff deleted) ...

> On Oct 23, 7:49 pm, Big Dog <big.fing....@gmail.com> wrote:
> - That if quantity A has a monotonic dependence on variable B, then A
> can have any finite value whatsoever, simply by choosing a big enough
> B
> This is true.


A consequence of this assertion is that a monotonic function cannot
be bounded.

Perhaps you've never met the inverse tangent function: it is monotonic,
yet bounded.

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Dale



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