CALCULUS Understanding Its Concepts and Methods

Riemann sum

Suppose
*f*(*x*)
is defined on the interval
[*a*,*b*].

Let *a* = *x*_{0}
< *x*_{1} < *x*_{2} < · · · < *x _{n}* =

Then the sum
is
called a** **Riemann sum.

It is an approximation to the integral .

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Left sum, right sum, middle sum

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