In our section on path independence, we were asked to find the potential function given a vector field. Our teacher says to use only line integrals to find the potential function, and not any other method. Like if we have ##F=\left< M,N,P \right> ## The first step is to determine if the domain is open/concave, then determine if M, N, P are "closed," and then determine if they are "exact." What do those terms mean?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# I Vector Calculus: What do these terms mean?

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