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I was tempted to put this in the math section but it is more of a visualization problem though it is most likley due to my lack of understanding the divergence and curl operators fully.

I am comfortable with the closed loop integral of E dot dA and can visualize it as a solid closed surface. However when I think of the divergence of the E vector I think of a tiny little peice of the E vector.

How can these be the same thing?

Same goes for the Curl vector being the same as the closed loop integral of a line.

In 8.02 they used the integral form, in 8.03 they are using the differential form and now I am confused.

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# The Two forms of Maxwell's equations

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