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C

FilledSmallSquare C[i] is the default form for the i parameter or constant generated in representing the results of various symbolic computations.

FilledSmallSquare The C[i] are often used to parameterize families of solutions to equations.

FilledSmallSquare In functions like DSolve, the C[i] can be thought of as corresponding to constants of integration.

FilledSmallSquare In cases such as partial differential equations, the C[i] represent functions rather than variables.

FilledSmallSquare C is the default setting for the option GeneratedParameters in such functions as DSolve, RSolve and Reduce.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.5.9 and Section 3.5.10.

FilledSmallSquare See also: GeneratedParameters, Unique.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 2.

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