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A Calculus Theorem Motivated by a Statistics Problem

by David L. Farnsworth (Rochester Institute of Technology)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2004

Subject classification(s): Advanced Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 7.1 Mathematical Statistics | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

Criteria are given for maximizing the area under a curve on intervals of the same width.

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