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Topic: Why do we use capital F for antiderivative?
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Re: Why do we use capital F for antiderivative?
Posted: Oct 25, 2013 10:39 AM
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> Why do we use capital F for the antiderivative of f,
> instead of simply f?
> Consider the general equation df/dt=g [1]

Perhaps that is the error I made?

It should be dg/dt=f [1]

In which case int(g)=int(f)=F+C (which also equals g, but we are not usually interested in that).

So I think I set up the problem incorrectly.

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