Re: Epsilon-Delta proofs
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- Subject: [mg39568] Re: Epsilon-Delta proofs
- From: Bruce Atwood <bta at attewode.com>
- Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 05:01:14 -0500 (EST)
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Something like this has been done by Mark Townsend of Lebanon Valley
I believe the notebook can be found either in MathSource or in the demos
or in the education examples. Search wolfram.com for "epsilondeltalgame".
I hope this is helpful. Sorry I can't remember exactly where I found it.
Will Self wrote:
>It occurred to me that it might be interesting to write a Mathematica
>program that would do epsilon-delta proofs for limits, e.g., prove
>that the limit of (x^2-4)/(x-2), as x approaches 2, is 4. Perhaps
>restricting the expressions involved to rational functions. Has
>anybody done something like this?
>email replies greatly appreciated
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