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Nov. 11, 2021, 12:28 p.m.

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// Anal 1 exam last minute cram session, student decides to ask about integrals and curves despite not being on the exam Student: Mr. Schwartz, how would you find the area... Schwartz: NOPE. I have NO CLUE what you're talking about. Student: -under the curve... Schwartz: That's silly! Student: What about the asymptotes... Schwartz: *We're not there yet.* Shhhhhhhh!



Nov. 10, 2021, 8:27 a.m.

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// Schwartz talking about antiderivs Schwartz: So the derivative is a natural log cabin right? Class: Yes? Schwartz: WRONG!!! YOU FORGOT TO ADD THE C! Schwartz: When you add the c you have a houseboat!



Sept. 15, 2021, 4:25 p.m.

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// derivative notation Schwartz: Clearly, you all have strong opinions already! And if you don't, you will in ten seconds! // D_x(f)|_c Schwartz: And raise your hand if you like this one ... // no one raises hand Schwartz: Good, good! You shouldn't like that one. It's bad and it should feel bad.

"This is a personal preference that I want you to develop. You should have loud arguments with each other about which one is better."

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Feb. 20, 2015, 9:24 p.m.

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//Talking about jerk (3rd derivative of position) in analysis Rose: So I guess you could take fourth and fifth derivatives of position, but that's not really helpful. Maybe you'd want to know how fast you're..jerking... //class laughs Rose (realizing what he said): Oh, I went there. //more laughs



April 10, 2013, 6:16 a.m.

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Rose: So we just took the derivative.  Taking the derivative is like sex.  The hard part is simplifying the derivative, which is like pillow talk. //Later, Rose and Paul are simplifying a long derivative together Rose: This is some of the best pillow talk I've ever had.



Sept. 16, 2010, 9:24 p.m.

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Stein: Taking a derivative is like having a baby.