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, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 691–695 | Cite as

The fundamental theorem of calculus: visually?

Original Article

Abstract

The paper wants to show how it is possible to develop based on an adequate basic idea (so-called “Grundvorstellung”) of the derivative a visual understanding of the (first) Fundamental theorem of Calculus.

Keywords

Derivative Basic idea Fundamental theorem of calculus 

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© FIZ Karlsruhe 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of KasselKasselGermany

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