estimating-area-with-rectangles-riemann-limit-of-sums-definition-of-area

# Interactive video lesson plan for: Estimating Area with Rectangles & Riemann Limit of Sums Definition of Area

#### Activity overview:

I introduce estimating the Area in a Plane using rectangles. I then expand on that concept using summation notation and limits at n approached infinity to find the exact area bound by a function and the x-axis within a closed interval. This video includes examples of estimating the lower and upper sums with rectangles and finding exact area with infinite sums.

When I wrote the formula for the Upper Sum, the upper bound of the sigma notation should be n, not Infiniti. Find free review test, useful notes and more at http://www.mathplane.com

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