improper integral


: a definite integral whose region of integration is unbounded or includes a point at which the integrand is undefined or tends to infinity

Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of improper integral was in 1939

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“Improper integral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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