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Michael Bächtold
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Who was the first to understand a derivative and integral as both giving rise to new functions?

4 votes

Origin of modern definition of a function as a graph

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Have all of Euler's works been translated?

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Why energy rate did not replace power = Force times velocity?

5 votes

What were the "weird" things people were doing in calculus at the time of Marx?

3 votes

How to derive the power series of $\sin(x)$ and $\cos(x)$ followed the footstep of Euler

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Who introduced random variables into probability?

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Who introduced random variables into probability?

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Why $x_a$ (or $x_o$) and not $a_x$? (conventions for algebraic quantities)

7 votes

Who invented the Leibnitz notation $\frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$ for the *second* derivative?

10 votes

$\frac{dy}{dx}$ versus $\frac{{\mathrm d}y}{{\mathrm d}x}$

6 votes

Who first considered the $f$ in $f(x)$ as an object in itself, and who decided to call it a function?

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Concept of a function and Idea of a formula as a function

3 votes

Grassmann's "forms"

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Who introduced the notation $y|_{x=a}$?

4 votes

When was the function arrow notation $x \mapsto y$ first used?