ERIC Number: EJ862207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
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Trick or Technique?
College Mathematics Journal, v40 n1 p10-14 Jan 2009
More often than one might at first imagine, a simple trick involving integration by parts can be used to compute indefinite integrals in unexpected and amusing ways. A systematic look at the trick illuminates the question of whether the trick is useful enough to be called an actual technique of integration.
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Computation, Mathematical Concepts
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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