For how many equal sections need to divide [1,2] to ensure that all Riemann sums of the function f(x)=1/x in [1,2] will be close to int{[1,2], 1/x dx} to 0.001?
For how many equal sections need to divide [1,2] to ensure that all Riemann sums of the function f(x)=1/x in [1,2] will be close to int{[1,2], 1/x dx} to 0.001?
Equate the formula for the maximum error to 0.001 and solve for n.