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An accumulation point, or limit point, for a set S is a point x (not necessarily in S) such that any open set containing x also contains a point (distinct from x) that's in S. More intuitively, it means that by choosing points in S, we can get as close as we want to x without actually reaching it. For example, consider the set S={1,1/2,1/3,1/4,...} (in the real numbers). 0 is an accumulation point for S, because any open set containing 0 would have to contain all between 0 and some ε>0, which would include a point (actually, an infinite amount of points) in S. But 1/5, for example, is not an accumulation point for S, because we can take the open interval (11/60,9/40) which doesn't contain any points in S other than 1/5. Not all sets have an accumulation point. For example, any set of a finite amount of real numbers can't have an accumulation point. Another example of a set without an accumulation point is the integers (as a subset of the real numbers). However, over the real numbers, any bounded infinite set has an accumulation point. In a general topological space, any infinite subset of a compact set has an accumulation point.

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Yes, every point in an open set is an accumulation point.

No, not all adherent points are accumulation points. But all accumulation points are adherent points.

I don't think such a term is used in calculus. Check the spelling. Perhaps you mean point of inflection?

Complex analysis is a metric space so neighborhoods can be described as open balls. Proof follows a. Assume that the set has an accumulation point call it P. b. An accumulation point is defined as a point in which every neighborhood (open ball) around P contains a point in the set other than P. c. Since P is an accumulation point, I can choose an open ball around P that has a diameter less than the minimum distance between P and all elements of the finite set. Therefore there exists a neighbor hood around P which contains only P. Therefore P is not an accumulation point.

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The boiling point of rutherfordium is 5 500 °C (this value is not measured but only estimated by calculus).

Differentiation is used to find the velocity of an object at a particular point.

It is the same as it is in calculus: Its the point on a curve where the rate of the rate of change of the curve flips.

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Bio-accumulation refers to the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other organic chemicals in an organism.

Pre-calculus refers to concepts that need to be learned before, or as a prerequisite to studying calculus, so no. First one studies pre-calculus then elementary calculus.

Sediment accumulation is where sediment accumulates generally in the point of the lowest elevation. If sediment is in a river generally the sediment will accumulate at the mouth of the delta when entering the marine environment (proximal to distal).

If you are doing the Chicago Tribune crossword I think the answer is inflection point. Hope this helps!

Calculus; by a long shot.

Just about all of calculus is based on differential and integral calculus, including Calculus 1! However, Calculus 1 is more likely to cover differential calculus, with integral calculus soon after. So there really isn't a right answer for this question.

you do calculus good.

Calculus is calculus. There isn't really another word for it.

Calculus is used a lot in business decisions. I am a Business Administration major. An examples is the break-even point in calculus. You need to know how to do this in business so you know how much of a product that you need to sell in order to cover your cost. Hope this helps some. +++ That is just one field, but Calculus is used in a huge range of scientific and engineering problems.

Pre-calculus is supposed to be a stringent review of trig and algebra in preparation for calculus. So, pre-calculus, I would say.

There are several meanings to the word 'calculus.' The plural for calculus is 'calculi.' There is no plural for the calculus we use in mathematics.

That is the part of calculus that is basically concerned about calculating derivatives. A derivative can be understood as the slope of a curve. For example, the line y = 2x has a slope of 2 at any point of the line, while the parabola y = x squared has a slope of 2x at any point of the curve.

My Calculus class is in third period. Calculus is a noun

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The Law of Accumulation is the law that a business will try to accumulate unused wealth for more profit. The problem that comes from it is that eventually accumulation leads to the point when no more can be accumulated, because for more accumulation there need to be more workers, to hire more workers you would need more money. This raises the amount of money given to workers in wages higher and higher, until the accumulation the wages get drawn from disappears.

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