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Integrating Without Polar Coordinates William Dunham Mathematics Teacher, January 1988, Volume 81, Number 1, pp. 34–35. Mathematics Teacher is a publication of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). More than 200 books, videos, software, posters, and research reports are available through NCTM’S publication program. Individual members receive a 20% reduction off the list price. For more information on membership in the NCTM, please call or write: NCTM Headquarters Office 1906 Association Drive Reston, Virginia 20191-9988 Phone: (703) 620-9840 Fax: (703) 476-2970 Internet: http://www.nctm.org E-mail: orders@nctm.org Article reprinted with permission from Mathematics Teacher, copyright January 1988 by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. All rights reserved. T he improper integral (1) ranks as one of the most important and challenging that a college mathematics student is likely to encounter. As an illustration of the power of calculus to attack truly sophisticated problems, it appears in such texts as Munem and Foulis (1984, 943–44). Outside of calculus, its chief application is in statistics, where the numerical value of
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