You are here

Proof without Words: Integration by Parts

by Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis and Clark College)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 1991

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration | Geometry and Topology | Geometric Proof
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 4.1 Introduction to Proofs

The rule of integration by parts is proven visually.

A pdf copy of the article can be viewed by clicking below. Since the copy is a faithful reproduction of the actual journal pages, the article may not begin at the top of the first page.

To open this file please click here.

These pdf files are furnished by JSTOR.

Classroom Capsules would not be possible without the contribution of JSTOR.

JSTOR provides online access to pdf copies of 512 journals, including all three print journals of the Mathematical Association of America: The American Mathematical Monthly, College Mathematics Journal, and Mathematics Magazine. We are grateful for JSTOR's cooperation in providing the pdf pages that we are using for Classroom Capsules.

Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Integration: Motivation and Definition
Average: 2.9 (35 votes)