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Reduced to Quadrature

by genius2687
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genius2687
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Sep13-06, 09:00 PM
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What exactly does that term mean? I thought it meant getting some quantity in the form of an integral, but I can't be sure.
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Sep14-06, 02:58 PM
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Yes! Quadrature is synonomous with integration.
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Sep14-06, 02:59 PM
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It is a stupid term for integration only peacocks wave about with.

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Sep14-06, 03:46 PM
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Reduced to Quadrature

It generally means numeric integration, used for cases where closed-form solutions may be hard to find.


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