The Area Under a Curve: approximating the definite integral

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Lesson Description:

How to find the area under a curve by approximating the integral of a function.

Produced by Kent Murdick
Instructor of Mathematics
University of South Alabama

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you find the area under a curve?
  • How do you approximate the area under a curve?
  • How can you use rectangles to find the area under a curve?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This video does a great job of explaining the way to approximate the area under a curve using rectangles. A must-see for understanding the idea of an integral and as a precursor to understanding the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.