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Unformatted text preview: Trapezoids Rule Drawing trapezoids to approximate the area Simpsons Rule Based on drawing a parabola from the 3 points in each subinterval Simpsons rule gives the best approximation Example 1 Use all three methods with n=8 to approximate x sin xdx 4 " Fill in the following table with your calculator (make sure youre in radian mode) X f(x)= x sin x 0 .5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 a) Find the Trapezoids Rule Approximation b) Find the Midpoint Rule Approximation c) Find the Simpsons Rule Approximation. Example 2 - #26 p.422 of our text radar gun data problem...
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