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Lazy Student Integrals

by Gregory Galperin (Eastern Illinois University) and Gregory Ronsse (Eastern Illinois University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 2008

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The authors discuss ways to induce students to recognize the use of symmetry to evaluate challenging integrals, and to prevent student sidesteps.

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