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ERIC Number: EJ453540
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Discovering and Experiencing the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Rosenthal, Bill
Primus, v2 n2 p131-54 Jun 1992
Offers calculus students and teachers the opportunity to motivate and discover the first Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (FTC) in an experimental, experiential, inductive, intuitive, vernacular-based manner. Starting from the observation that a distance traveled at a constant speed corresponds to the area inside a rectangle, the FTC is discovered, validated, and generalized. (Author/MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Note: Primus, Dept. of Mathematics, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN 47803.