Historical Reflections on the Fundamental Theorem Of (Integral) Calculus

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Highlight the process of mathematical discovery for your classes. This lesson examines the development of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus over time. Understanding the history of the theorem helps create a better understanding of the theorem itself, along with the process of mathematical discovery.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson as a guide to the introduction and discussion of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus in your classes
  • Highlight areas of possible misconceptions and conceptual inconsistencies
Pros

  • Provides a thorough review of the historical development of the Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus
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