I know that the Vaporflys are primarily marketed as marathon shoes, but I was wondering if anyone has thoughts on whether they'd be useful in Calc 2? I am really struggling with my integrations, and I could use any help I could get.
Vaporfly for high school calculus
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10/10 would laugh again

I wore nb 1400s in calc II and got an A

confused student wrote:
I know that the Vaporflys are primarily marketed as marathon shoes, but I was wondering if anyone has thoughts on whether they'd be useful in Calc 2? I am really struggling with my integrations, and I could use any help I could get.
NO! They will increase all of your answers by 4%, so then you'll be wrong. 
confused student wrote:
I know that the Vaporflys are primarily marketed as marathon shoes, but I was wondering if anyone has thoughts on whether they'd be useful in Calc 2? I am really struggling with my integrations, and I could use any help I could get.
This is nothing new...
Vaporfly:
https://education.ti.com/en/products/calculators/graphingcalculators/ti89titanium
NonVaporfly:
https://education.ti.com/en/products/calculators/elementarycalculators/ti108 
it's not the shoe, it's the person wearing it. i wore Kayanos during my in Calc 2 and my exam grades were around 7583% throughout the semester, but i decided to wear Matumbos to the finals hoping that it would give me a boost and i ended up scoring 88% which was obviously a bump in my grade, but not a complete outliar. i can't confirm or deny that the shoe makes a difference, i'm just stating my experience with it

I wore Waffles thinking they would impress the cute girl next to me. Then she dated the quarterback. So, no, they won't help.

confused student wrote:
I know that the Vaporflys are primarily marketed as marathon shoes, but I was wondering if anyone has thoughts on whether they'd be useful in Calc 2? I am really struggling with my integrations, and I could use any help I could get.
Itâ€™s okay. I have a big problem with integration in school, too! 
I wore Nike Sock Racers to physics class once.

I tememdr wrote:
I wore Nike Sock Racers to physics class once.
It's all about friction, man! If it weren't for friction, none of us would be here! 
Here's the Vaporfly for high calculus:
https://media.popculture.com/2019/03/loriloughlinauntbeckyfullhouse200566471280x0.jpeg 
Beavor wrote:
I wore nb 1400s in calc II and got an A
You would have been on track for an A halfway through and then the cushioning crapped out on you. 
I alternated between Skechers and Hokas in my biology class. I got a C.

Based on the stupidity of your question, you may as well wear real clown shoes.

capo wrote:
Based on the stupidity of your question, you may as well wear real clown shoes.
Maybe he could borrow yours? 
I know you posted this as a joke, but I used to teach calculus so I'll give you some real advice.
(1) Take the tangents. I know it sounds obvious to use the line defined by the equation yf(a) = f'(a)(x  a), but you'd be surprised how many students don't do this.
(2) Do not neglect interval training. A good early season workout is something like 5 x finding the maximum value of a continuous function on the interval [a, b]. For a more advanced interval session, try bounding the error of Taylor polynomials of analytic functions on intervals of radius r.
(3) Get plenty of sleep.