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Uniform continuity of functions like x^2

  1. Nov 7, 2011 #1
    Why some functions that are continuous on each closed interval of real line fails to be uniformly continuous on real line. For example x2. Give conceptual reasons.
     
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  3. Nov 7, 2011 #2

    mathman

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    The general idea is that as x becomes larger you need smaller epsilons for a given delta.
     
  4. Nov 7, 2011 #3
    Thank you.
     
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