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    Riemann sums

    Consider teh partition P_n of [1,2], given by P_n=\left \{ q_0,q_1,q_2,...,q_n \right \} where q_n=2. If f(x)=x^j for some positive integer j, then evaluate the integral \int_{1}^{2}f(x)dx by calculating the limit of the corresponding lower Riemann sums.

    Can someone give me clues with this one.
    Last edited by vuze88; February 10th 2010 at 12:03 AM.
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    sorry, there was a typo in the question when i typed it. Its now been fixed.
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