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Category: Calculus

What’s integration?

What’s the area of a rectangle? Easy! Width times height. Another one: what is the area of a circle? Yes! pi times the radius squared. What’s the area under a parabola? Easy!… well, not really (for now!). This is a graph of the function f(x) = x². The region in red is the area we want to calculate, and as you can see it’s bound between x=0.5 and x=1. That’s not a shape we know. It is not a circle nor a rectangle nor a triangle. It does look like… Read more What’s integration?

My First Blog Post

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. Hello everyone! My name is Angelo, I am 16 and I have been into the world of science since I was a kid, when I used to look at my dad making some project with his soldering iron. Always searching for an answer to my why’s, never satisfied and longing to know more. You know, I used to be terrible at maths when I was in elementary school. My teacher was aware of my potential and just wouldn’t let me… Read more My First Blog Post

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