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Undefined points of a function

by Square1
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Square1
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Feb14-12, 03:26 PM
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Apart from visualizing firstly the maximum bounds of a function on a graph (domain), what are algebraic indications that some complex function does not exist at a given point? I know that if you evaluate a function that results in dividing by zero, the point is undefined. If you end up taking a square root of a negative number, the point was undefined.

Are there other ways to conclude the point does not exist on the function? Is there a formula that spits out the points that are undefined of a function?
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Feb14-12, 11:54 PM
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Quote Quote by Square1 View Post
what are algebraic indications that some complex function does not exist at a given point?
Do you mean complex as in complicated or as in real+imaginary?
If you end up taking a square root of a negative number, the point was undefined.
Evidently not the latter.


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