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A Quintile Rule for the Gini Coefficient

by Leon Gerber (St. John's University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 2007

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration
Applicable Course(s): 2.8 Business Math

The author gives a rule which approximates the integral representing the Gini coefficient, and which is exact for 5th degree poynomials.

 


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