Estimating Area under Functions (VMI Fall 2019)
- Greg Petrics
On October 18 we estimated the area under the graph of from to using step functions. The symbol for this area is and is shaded green in the graph below. The estimate of this area with inscribed rectangles is and is shaded maroon. The estimate for this area with circumscribed rectangles is . You can switch between the two estimates by pushing the button. You can improve both estimates by sliding . You can also adjust the
On October 19 we "switched functions" to .