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Do Estimates of an Integral Really Improve as \(n\) Increases

by Sherman K. Stein (University of California, Davis)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 1995

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Numerical Analysis | Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 4.17 Numerical Analysis

The author discusses necessary conditions for montonicity of various integral approximation methods as the number of points increases.


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One-Variable Calculus | Integration: Motivation and Definition
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