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## No. 2626: Calculus in a Nutshell

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=2626

Strip by: Superfoo Turret Opera

{Jon explains that any number divided by zero does not exist.}
{Garfield imagines the function f(x)=x², and notes that the limit of the function as x approaches a is equal to the function value at a.}
{Jon and Garfield panic as they discuss the limit of the functions 1/x as x approaches 0 and x as x approaches infinity, which do not exist.}
{Garfield defines the derivative of a function.}
{Garfield wonders if Lagrange's and Leibniz's notations are valid.}
{Jon indefinitely integrates 3x²+3dx to get x³+3x. Garfield corrects Jon by adding the constant of integration.}

The author writes:

Not really reaching far today, I am.

[[Original strips: 1978-06-19, 1978-06-22, 1978-06-26.]]

Original strips: 1978-06-19, 1978-06-22, 1978-06-26.