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Behold! The Midpoint Rule Is Better Than The Trapazoidal Rule

The midpoint rule is better than the trapazoidal rule for concave functions. A proof without words.

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798
Author(s): 
Frank Buck (California State University, Chico)
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 1985
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Topic(s): 
Numerical Integration
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Rating Count: 
20.00
Rating Sum: 
58.00
Rating Average: 
2.90
Author (old format): 
Frank Buck
Applicable Course(s): 
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 2.9 (20 votes)

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