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Approximate Definite Integral of a Function

Description

Approximate the definite integral of a univariate function using a Riemann sum or a Newton-Cotes method.

Enter the function as an expression.

x2+2

x2+2

(1)

Specify the range of integration and the method of approximation, and then approximate the integral.

StudentCalculus1ApproximateInt,x = 0 .. π,method=trapezoid

1200π67π2+400

(2)

StudentCalculus1ApproximateInt,x = 0 .. π,method=trapezoid, output= plot

Alternatively, you can use the Approximate Integrals tutor, a point-and-click interface. There are two ways to launch this tutor.

• 

From the Tools menu, select Tutors, Calculus - Single-Variable, and then Approximate Integrals.

• 

Enter the function to be integrated, then click the following Approximate Integrals button.


Commands Used

Student[Calculus1][ApproximateInt]

See Also

Student[Calculus1][ApproximateIntTutor]


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