# Interactive video lesson plan for: Trapezoidal Rule & Simpson's Rule Estimating Definite Integrals READ DESCRIPTION

#### Activity overview:

I introduce how to estimate a definite integral using the Trapezoidal Rule buy using our knowledge of basic Geometry, give you the rule and then work through a second example using information from a table. I also how to determine if the Trapezoidal Rule will under or over estimate a definite integral at 21:02 I then introduce the Simpson's Rule and work through one more example.

Example of Trapezoidal Rule at 7:06
Trapezoidal Rule Introduced at 17:16
Example of Trapezoidal Rule from a table at 23:23
Simpson's Rule introduced at 27:24 COPY ERROR. Start of formula is (b-a)/3n
Simpson's Rule example at 33:54

Maximum Error in Trapezoidal Rule & Simpson's Rule

Find the equation of a parabola given three points.

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Tagged under: Simpson' Rule,Trapezoidal Rule,definite integral,Calculus (Field Of Study)

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