There is a correlation between area, accumulated change, and the definite integral that we have focused on throughout Chapter 5 in Applied Calculus.
When looking at one rate-of-change function, the accumulated change over an interval and the definite integral are equivalent, their values could be positive, negative or zero. However, the area could never be negative because area is always positive by definition. The accumulated change looks at the whole area of the function that is between the graph and the horizontal axis. For instance, if f (x) is a rate-of-change function the area between f (x) and the x-axis represents the accumulated change between x = a and x = b. However, the definite integral puts specific limits into the function and the area of a particular region can be determined. For example, if f (x) is a rate-of-change function it means that: is what you can consider the area. The accumulation of change in a certain function can be evaluated by using the area of the region between the rate-of-change curve and the horizontal axis.

We also see a similar relationship between the rate-of-change graph and the accumulated graph that we saw in derivatives. A minimum in the accumulated graph is caused by the rate-of-change function crossing over from positive to negative. A maximum in the accumulated graph is a result of the rate-of-change function moving from negative to positive. When there is a maximum or minimum in the rate-of-change graph you get an inflection point in the accumulation graph as well. Also, we see that if the rate-of-change function is negative then the accumulated graph is negative and so the accumulation graph is decreasing. However, when the rate-of-change graph is increasing, it does not affect whether or not the accumulated graph is increasing or decreasing.

There are several problems in our book that demonstrate this...

...DefiniteIntegrals
Section 5.2
OBJECTIVES: - be able to express the area under a curve as a definiteintegral and as a limit of Riemann sums
- be able to compute the area under a curve using a numerical integration procedure
- be able to make a connection with the definition of integration with the limit of a Riemann Sum
Sigma notation enables us to express a large sum in compact form:
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...Lecture 15 The DefiniteIntegral and Area Under a Curve
DefiniteIntegral ---The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (FTC)
Given that the function [pic] is continuous on the interval [pic] Then,
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where F could be any antiderivative of f on a ( x ( b. In other words, the definiteintegral [pic] is the total net change of the antiderivative F over the interval from [pic]
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Integral Calculus:
Definition:
“The branch of mathematics that deals with integrals, especially the methods of
ascertaining indefinite integrals and applying them to the solution of differential
equations and the determining of areas, volumes, and lengths.”
History of Integral Calculus:
Pre-calculus integration:
The first documented systematic technique capable of determining...

...Debate Resolution 3:
Be it resolved that development is characterized by stability rather than change.
Introduction
* What is development? Herr (2008) posits that development refers to change or growth that occurs in children.
* ‘The issue of stability versus change relates to whether or not personality traits during infancy endure in children throughout their Life Span’ (Education.com, 2013).
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MGT
Due: 8/21/2003
The concepts of change and development come up frequently in the fields of business, technology, education, sociology, psychology, and many other fields. These concepts may appear to be the same, or similar, but they are very different concepts.
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..."There is nothing permanent in life except change," said philosopher Heraclitus. Others have called change or variety as 'the spice of life'. So, changes (shuffle or reshuffle) in the government from time to time should come as no surprise to anyone, though changes in the political arena are often viewed with suspicion.
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