Okay this might be a nooby question, but it bothers me.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What is the difference between the line integral of a scalar field and just a regular integral over the scalar field?

For a function of one variable i certainly can't see the difference. But then I thought they might be identical in this case. Is that true?

Because then I can see that in n dimensions where n≠1, you can generally choose infinately many paths between 2 points.

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# Line integral of a scalar field

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