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    Simpson's Rule

    A function is known to have values:

    x 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8
    f(x) 0.8825 0.83527 0.7827 0.72615 0.66698
    Use Simpson’s rule on these values to estimate . Answer to 5 decimal places.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr_motivator View Post
    A function is known to have values:

    x 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8
    f(x) 0.8825 0.83527 0.7827 0.72615 0.66698
    Use Simpsonís rule on these values to estimate . Answer to 5 decimal places.
    You know Simpson's Rule right?

    S_n = \frac{\Delta x}{3} (f(x_0) + 4f(x_1) + 2f(x_2) + ..... + 4f(x_{n-1}) + f(x_n)

    You have all your information, just plug it in and work it out!
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    S_n = \frac{\Delta x}{3} \biggl(f(x_0) + 4f(x_1) + 2f(x_2) + ..... + 4f(x_{n-1}) + f(x_n)\biggr)

    Missin a ).
    So, is this named after Homer or Bart?
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