Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**peter010****Member**- Registered: 2016-09-05
- Posts: 22

Hello,

In my high school, i was told to add a constant C to the results generated from Indefinite Integration! but I did not know why should I do so!! This video illustrates the reason behind this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NIFMp6sx7U

*Last edited by peter010 (2016-09-19 09:53:25)*

Offline

**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 109,606

Hi;

Seems clear enough, you should understand it now.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline

**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 8,913

hi peter010

Very clear. Thanks,

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Sometimes I deliberately make mistakes, just to test you! …………….Bob

Offline

**peter010****Member**- Registered: 2016-09-05
- Posts: 22

Hi

I am very happy you rated it as a clear material )

Offline

**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 109,606

Hi;

A picture is worth a thousand words and a video is a lot of pictures.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

Offline