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Indeterminate






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Constants > Indeterminate > Introduction to the symbols





Definitions of symbols


There are four symbols discussed here—an indeterminate numerical quantity , infinity , complex infinity , and directed infinity in the complex plane . They are defined as follows:

Indeterminate is a symbol that represents a numerical quantity whose magnitude cannot be determined. In particular, arbitrary functions with any argument being also becomes : .

is a symbol that represents a positive infinite quantity.

~ represents an infinite numerical quantity whose direction in the complex plane is unknown (undetermined).

represents an infinite numerical quantity that is a positive real multiple of the complex number .





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