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For me, the trick to making math click was realizing the tools themselves are actually pretty simple. It's just specific examples/problems that make them look complex.

Like an integral in its basic form is just the summation of a bunch of rectangular area calculations. So integral_{a}^{b} (2x * 1dx) just means "from a to b, add up all the rectangles with a height of 2x units and a width of 1 unit." The "dx" is just there to let you know what the independent variable is. What you're integrating "with respect to." Line and surface integrals are just taking this same idea, and using geometry to figure out what the "1" should be since we're not doing the integral with respect to the x-axis anymore.

Not trying to pressure you into learning more math, I just think schools do a generally poor job at really teaching the basics. I mostly just memorized how to solve problems for a long time because that's what schools teach, but it wasn't until the why of the "how" clicked that I actually started enjoying math.
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