I understand the integral through the technique of using the Riemann Sum. The whole concept of the integral makes sense but what is the history and motivation behind it? Whats the big point of it. I realize that it transitions into being able to take the area of any object, given its slope of course. But I feel that there is a hole in my understanding of its importance because I'm sure there is a much richer beauty and application to it.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Understanding the Integral

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