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The fundamental theorem for line integrals states that if a line integral passes through a gradient field, it can be evaluated by evaluating the endpoints of the curve in the initial scalar field. If a smooth curve C exi... More »

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A survey of calculus class generally includes teaching the primary computational techniques and concepts of calculus. The exact curriculum in the class ultimately depends on the school someone attends. More »

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Learners can take calculus courses online through Massachusetts Institute of Technology, San Francisco State University, University of California in Berkeley or Brigham Young University. These courses range from introduc... More »

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