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Integral interpretation.

  1. May 10, 2007 #1
    I would like to know if there is any geometric interpretation of the indefinite integral ? Or perheps to tell me what actually indefinite integral represents??
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  3. May 10, 2007 #2

    Office_Shredder

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    It's indefinite integral. An indefinite integral is just an integral without bounds; essentially, it's the opposite operator of differentiation.
     
  4. May 10, 2007 #3

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    Also called the "anti-derivative". If you fix a lower bound, x= a,- essentially choose a specific "constant of integration", it can be interpreted as the area under the curve from x= a to x.
     
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