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**peter010****Member**- Registered: 2016-09-05
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Hello,

I have finished recently this video for presenting the essential meaning of Integration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y-LGfbS6JA

What do you think?

*Last edited by peter010 (2016-09-17 00:53:36)*

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi peter010

You have done a good job. A simple example helps any student to see easily what is happening before they meet much more complicated examples. I like the way you have highlighted the text as you speak. This must be a great help to any for whom English is not the first language.

Defining integration as a summation process is the way I would do it too. It is possible to prove that the area under a curve gives the same result so I would see this as a consequence of integration rather than another way of defining it. When I was at school my maths teacher said the proof was too hard and 'glossed' over it. But I looked it up and I don't think it is that tough.

Bob

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**peter010****Member**- Registered: 2016-09-05
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Thanks indeed mr.Bob for this neat comment. I believe that Visual materials can abstract thousands of words and a lot of time!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Nice vid!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**peter010****Member**- Registered: 2016-09-05
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Thanks

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