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The Theory of Integration may be entirely developed without mentioning derivatives (i.e. tangents), and Differentiaton may, conversely, be developed without mentioning integration.

The fact that the two are related, by the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, is a deep fact.

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Nowadays, it the Fundamental theorem, it's usual to treat them as one subject.

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Well, for one example of its use, tangents are used for to find the length of a curve.

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?How? Every derivation of the formula for arclength I have seen uses secants, not tangents.Well, for one example of its use, tangents are used for to find the length of a curve.

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