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A Note on Evaluating Limits Using Riemann Sums

by Sudhir K. Goel (University of Houston-Downtown) and Dennis M. Rodriguez (University of Houston-Downtown)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1987

Subject classification(s): Single Variable Calculus | Limits | Series
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

The authors provide several examples of evaluating difficult limits by using Riemann sums. Note that many of these limits are usually solved by Stirling's formula or series methods.


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