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 Dec5 awarded Notable Question Sep30 awarded Explainer Aug24 awarded Yearling Jul2 awarded Curious Apr21 awarded Famous Question Mar6 awarded Popular Question Jan16 awarded Good Question Dec29 awarded Nice Question Dec16 awarded Nice Question Dec13 awarded Good Question Dec9 comment Gap exponents and homogeneous functions @Ignore my last comment, I think I understand. So $g_f(x)$ is not strictly speaking a homogeneous function, but in the large and small limits of $x$ behaves approximately like a homogeneous function...? Dec9 comment Gap exponents and homogeneous functions If you have a homogeneous function $g_f(x)$ of order $k>0$ then its limit should be $0$. If it's of order $0$ then it is independent of $x$. (I think I am missing something.) So here is my confusion. If we assume that it's homogeneous of order $0$, then even in the limit that $x$ gets large it shouldn't change. Dec9 comment Gap exponents and homogeneous functions this is circular reasoning, no? We show the limit is fixed by fixing the limit... Dec9 comment Gap exponents and homogeneous functions Thanks. Adam, do you mind elaborating specifically on how you get that $\lim {x \to 0} g_f(x)=c$ Why doesn't $c=0$? Edit to comment: looking at your last line I think is what I needed. How do you show that $b=0$? Dec9 asked Gap exponents and homogeneous functions Nov24 awarded Popular Question Nov11 awarded Notable Question Oct31 awarded Popular Question Oct31 comment Quantum Entanglement - What's the big deal? @joshphysics No biggie. Oct31 comment Quantum Entanglement - What's the big deal? @joshphysics So Josh.. I'm going to nitpick a little... The paradoxical thing, at least to me, is that when you measure an electron in NY, the other electron in LA will always be flipped the other way, even if you measure it before enough time has passed for the "information" to reach it. It's not just like marbles where nobody knows which marble is which. It's like you have two marbles, each flickering black and white, and when you measure one to be black, the other, while still flickering, will always turn out to be white -- even if you measure it "instantly" afterwards.