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Integration in One Dimension

Students entering into upper-division physics courses are typically very comfortable with integration as taught in mathematics courses. In physics, there is additional language which accompanies integration as well as greater flexibility in variables.

Activities

  • 1D Rectangular Integration (Estimated time: ): Introduction to language physicists use in integration including chopping, adding/accumulation, boundaries, functions.
  • How what you're integrating isn't necessarily the parameter you want to vary after integrating. –Lecture or Homework primarily

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