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what we're going to do in this video is introduce ourselves to the notion of a definite integral and with indefinite integrals and derivatives this is really one of the pillars of calculus and as we'll see they are all related and we'll see that more and more in future videos and we'll also get a better appreciation for even where the notation of a definite integral comes from so let me draw some functions here and we're actually gonna start thinking about areas under curves so let me draw a coordinate axes here so that's my y-axis this is my x-axis actually I'm gonna do two cases so this is my y-axis this is my x-axis and let's say I have some function here so this is f of X right over there and let's say that this is x equals a and let me draw a line going straight up like that and let's say that this is x equals B just like that and what we want to do is concern ourselves with the area under the graph under the graph of y is equal to f of X and above the x-axis and between these two bounds between x equals a and x equals B so this area right over here and you can already get an appreciation we're not used to finding areas where one of the boundaries or as we'll see in the future many of the boundaries could actually be curves but that's one of the powers of the definite integral and one of the powers of integral calculus and so the notation for this area right over here would be the definite integral and so we're gonna have our lower bound at x equals a so we'll write it there we'll have our upper bound at x equals B all right over there we're taking the area under the curve of f of X f of X and then DX now in the future we're going to especially once we start looking at Riemann sums we'll get a better understanding of where this notation comes from this actually comes from live knits one of the founders of calculus this is known as the summa symbol but for the sake of this video you just need to know what this represents this right over here this represents the area under f of X between x equals a and x equals B so this value and this expression should be the same
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