• Robert L. Wilson
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


We will start this chapter with the consideration of a relatively simple problem in determining costs, and then consider what would happen if the problem were to be made more realistic. The results of this consideration will indicate many questions which must be answered, and will ultimately lead to the definition of one of the two basic concepts of the calculus.


Rational Number Evaluation Point Midpoint Rule Repeat Part Lower Integral 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Wilson
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesOhio Wesleyan UniversityDelawareUSA

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