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This is the calculus they won't teach you…


"After sitting through two years of AP Calculus, I still feel like I don't know anything about it." "What do you mean that historically, integrals came before derivatives? Seriously, what's the deal with calculus?" There is an inspiring story hidden behind the formulas and word problems of single-variable calculus–a story that should be told in every introductory calculus course, but usually isn't. Regardless of if you've taken a few calculus courses before or are just beginning your study of calculus, this video aims to give a taste of the insights that can be gained from learning about the history and philosophy behind the key ideas of this field of math… brought to you by a dog and some rough animations!