I'm a week or two away fromt the end of my vector calculus class and we are covering topics like surface integration, green's theorem and such. The problem i'm having so far is that everything just seems so disjointed and ad hoc, with all these theorems I feel I have to memorize instead of understanding how they fit into the bigger scheme of mathematics. Can anyone explain what are some of the unifying principals of this field that will help me to remember what it's all about a few months from now? I haven't covered stokes theorem or divergence theorem, so a general idea of what they are about would be useful too.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Unifying concepts in vector calculus

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