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Proofs Without Words Under the Magic Curve

The "magic curve" is \(y=1/x\). Various calculus facts are shown by illustration using Riemann sums for the areas of portions of this curve.

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1115
Author(s): 
Fusun Akman (Coastal Carolina University)
Publication Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 2002
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Integration
Topic(s): 
Calculus Functions
Integration: Motivation and Definition
Special Sequences
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Rating Sum: 
80.00
Rating Average: 
3.20
Author (old format): 
Fusun Akman
Applicable Course(s): 
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 17, 2012
Average: 3.3 (26 votes)

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