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Topic: What is the antiderivative of 1/(2*sqrt(x)) ?
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Virgil

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Re: What is the antiderivative of 1/(2*sqrt(x)) ?
Posted: Aug 16, 2013 6:40 PM
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In article <earle.jones-86B16E.14350316082013@news.giganews.com>,
Earle Jones <earle.jones@comcast.net> wrote:

> In article <284ef2c6-bf84-477e-b0c9-102889243f8f@googlegroups.com>,
> G Patel <gaya.patel@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > What is the antiderivative of 1/(2*sqrt(x)) ?
> >
> > Is it, sqrt(x) in its entirety, or sqrt(x), x>0 ?


But sqrt(x) in its entirety has only one more point of definition,
namely x = 0, than its restriction to x > 0, so why worry?
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