Historical Reflections on Teaching the Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus

  title={Historical Reflections on Teaching the Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus},
  author={David M. Bressoud},
  journal={The American Mathematical Monthly},
  pages={115 - 99}
  • D. Bressoud
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Physics
  • The American Mathematical Monthly
Abstract This article explores the history of the Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus, from its origins in the 17th century through its formalization in the 19th century to its presentation in 20th century textbooks, and draws conclusions about what this historical development tells us about how to teach this fundamental insight of calculus. 
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