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Pictures Suggest How to Improve Elementary Numerical Integration

by Keith Kendig (Cleveland State University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1999

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Numerical Analysis | Numerical Integration
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The author shows how to use a CAS to discover improved numerical integration methods for low-degree polynomials.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Numerical Integration
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