What is the difference between potential and actual infinity?

From the course by The Ohio State University
Calculus One
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The Ohio State University
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From the lesson
The End of Limits
People have thought about infinity for thousands of years; limits provide one way to make such ponderings precise. Continuity makes precise the idea that small changes in the input don't affect the output much.

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  • Jim Fowler, PhD
    Jim Fowler, PhD