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C

C[i]
is the default form for the i^(th) parameter or constant generated in representing the results of various symbolic computations.
  • The C[i] are often used to parameterize families of solutions to equations.
  • In functions like DSolve, the C[i] can be thought of as corresponding to constants of integration.
  • In cases such as partial differential equations, the C[i] represent functions rather than variables.
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