The Arc Cotangent Controversy

I love this discussion at squareCircleZ. All my readers should check it out. Which is the graph of arccot(x)?

from squarecircleZ

from squarecircleZ

I especially like this controversy because some big players have weighed in on each side. Mathcad and Maple prefer the first interpretation, Mathematica and Matlab prefer the second.

For a more thorough treatment, check out the original post here. Three cheers for great math blogging! 🙂

Advertisements

One thought on “The Arc Cotangent Controversy

  1. Pingback: Encuesta: ¿Cuál es la gráfica de la arcocotangente? | Gaussianos

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s