# Green's Theorem

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## Green's theorem

[′grēnz ‚thir·əm]
(mathematics)
Under certain general conditions, an integral along a closed curve C involving the sum of functions P (x,y) and Q (x,y) is equal to a surface integral, over the region D enclosed by C, of the partial derivatives of P and Q; namely,
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

## Green's Theorem

(humour)
(TMRC) For any story, in any group of people there will be at least one person who has not heard the story. A refinement of the theorem states that there will be *exactly* one person (if there were more than one, it wouldn't be as bad to re-tell the story). The name of this theorem is a play on a fundamental theorem in calculus.
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The SPM2 formulation is reviewed using a coupled Lippmann-Schwinger equations derived from Green's theorem. The zeroth order, first order, and second order (coherent averaged) fields are solved recursively.
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The odd title of Dan Teague's (2015) Everyone Has A Personal Green's Theorem, refers to the fact that for everyone studying mathematics, although the mathematics may begin as something that is easy to learn, sooner or later it becomes hard, and students have to work hard to understand it.
Everyone has a personal green's theorem. National Council of Mathematics Teachers (NCTM).
These are special cases of Green's Theorem and the Divergence Theorem, but the ideas and methods introduced here are accessible to a wider audience.
We do not require readers to have knowledge of Green's Theorem or the Divergence Theorem.
We will see that this problem is solved by using the generalized Green's theorem and the construction of the adjoint operator.
George Green (1793-1841) is best known for Green's theorem, which is used in computer codes that solve partial differential equations.
To this end, we will discuss the derivation of generalized Green's theorem and surface integral equations for the vector potential formulation as well.

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