Simpson approximation method
Use the Simpson method to estimate with an approximation error less than 0.001.
Well, I have a problem. Actually I'm looking for a bound for the error of approximate method integration by using Simpson's method.
I have to bring with an error less than 0.001.
I started looking for the fourth order derivative, and got:
Now, I have to find a bound K for this derivative in the interval [0,1]. What I did do was watch for if they had maximum and minimum on the interval, then calculate the derivative of order five:
From here I did was ask:
So here I know is that zero is a maximum or minimum. Then I wanted to look for on the concavity of the curve, and I thought the easiest thing would be to look at the sixth derivative, to know how it would behave the fourth derivative of the original function.
The problem is that when evaluated
So, I get zero the derivative sixth, and I do not say whether it is concave upwards or downwards is concave.
What should I do? there may be a less cumbersome to work this, if so I would know.