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# How and where is infinity used?

Updated: 12/14/2022

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Infinity is used in a variety of manners. Because it means going on forever, domains and ranges use infinity. For example, the domain and range of the equation y=x are both (-infinity,infinity).

In calculus, infinity is commonly used in limits. This is in one of two ways; either the limit can approach infinity, or the number the limit is of can approach infinity.

Normal models in statistics also use infinity.

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