Students explore the concept of Riemann Sums. In this Riemann Sums lesson plan, students find left and right Riemann Sums of the cubic function. Students find the Riemann sum of the cubic function on the interval 0 to 3.
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Sum of Rectangle Areas to Approximate Integrals
Students explore the concept of approximating integrals. In this approximating integrals lesson, students approximate integrals by finding the area of rectangles. Students use a graphing calculator to find the left, right, and midpoint...
11th - 12th Math
Exploring the Area Under a Curve
Using TI-89, mathematicians explore and investigate Riemann sums to estimate the area under the graphs of intervals by drawing and illustrating rectangles. They review and practice the concepts of summation notation and area formulas to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Approximating Area Using Rectangles
Finding area using rectangles—isn't that a little too simplistic for a calculus course? Viewers learn how to approximate area under a curve using rectangles in the first installment of a seven-part video series on the definite integral....
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math