September 5th, 2016
(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at: email@example.com
As an example, consider the function h(t), which describes the height of a growing flower at time t. This function is continuous. By contrast, if M(t) denotes the amount of money in a bank account at time t, then the function jumps at each point in time when money is deposited or withdrawn, so the function M(t) is discontinuous.