line integral

noun

: the limit of the sum of products formed by dividing a given arc into n parts and multiplying the length of each part by the value of the function to be integrated at any point in this part, the number of parts increasing indefinitely and the length of each part approaching zero

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“Line integral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20integral. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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