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Applications of Line integrals

  1. Mar 23, 2012 #1
    other than the physics (work) what are the applications of line integral? particularly does it have any use in finance or economics?
     
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  3. Mar 24, 2012 #2
    Stochastic integrals are quite close to line integrals. They are used, e.g., in economics.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2012 #3
    by line integrals and green's thm, you can find the area of any shape bounded by a closed curve. It's pretty cool actually.
     
  5. Mar 25, 2012 #4
    thanks
     
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