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Methods for Numerical Integration


Methods for Numerical Integration

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This applet allows a person to test several numerical integration approximation methods by having the user fill out theleft and right endpoint fields, type in the formula, select the method, and pressing the calculate button. For example trytyping in -1 for the left endpoint, 1 for the right endpoint, and y=x^2 for the formula then press calculate. For each method selected, the estimated integral for that method will appear in the text area at the bottom. Certainfunctions will also appear on the... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: August 06, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 29, 2011
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Submitter: John Walkup
Keywords: Riemann sums, rectangular, Riemann, Trapezoidal Rule, Romberg Rule, Simpson's Rule


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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dorothy scott (Student)

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