I show how the Definition of Area of a Plane is a special case of the Riemann Sum. When finding the area of a plane bound by a function and an axis on a closed interval, the width of the partitions (probably rectangles) does not have to be equal. I work through two examples that are related to each other. The first examples has partitions with varying widths and the second with fixed widths. I finish with giving the formal definition of Riemann Sum. Find free review test, useful notes and more at http://www.mathplane.com

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