Lecture 1: Many Versus Infinite

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Topics covered: Discussion of how infinity differs from "very large"; some sublte and not-so-subtle consequences of the difference; the case against intuition; motivating infinite series in terms of finding area as a limit.

Instructor/speaker: Prof. Herbert Gross

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