Quote: "The Fourier transform is a generalization of the complexFourier series in the limit as [PLAIN]http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/equations/FourierTransform/Inline1.gif. [Broken] Replace the discrete http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/equations/FourierTransform/Inline2.gif with the continuous while letting [PLAIN]http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/equations/FourierTransform/Inline4.gif. [Broken] Then change the sum to an integral, and the equations become (1) " From: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FourierTransform.html Why can we replace A(n) with F(k)dk as L tends to infinity? I know that A(n) will be continues as L tends to infinity, but I cant make sense of F(K)dk. Can I just let A(n)=F(k)dk or can I proof this from the definition of Fourier series rigorously?