E322 -- De usu functionum discontinuarum in analysi

(On the use of discontinuous functions in analysis)


After various investigations into the basic concepts of infinitessimal calculation, Euler concludes that discontinuous functions can’t be used if there is only one independent variable but are unavoidable when dealing with functions of at least two independent variables.

According to C. G. J. Jacobi, a treatise with this title was read to the Berlin Academy on December 9, 1762.

According to the records, it was presented to the Petersburg Academy on May 23, 1763.

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