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ERIC Number: EJ862206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Sledge-Hammer Integration
Ahner, Henry
College Mathematics Journal, v40 n1 p6-9 Jan 2009
Integration (here visualized as a pounding process) is mathematically realized by simple transformations, successively smoothing the bounding curve into a straight line and the region-to-be-integrated into an area-equivalent rectangle. The relationship to Riemann sums, and to the trapezoid and midpoint methods of numerical integration, is illustrated.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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