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Impossible math packet problem

  1. Jan 20, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Evaluate [tex]\int(e^x dx)[/tex] from lower bound 0 to upper bound 1 without using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

    Hint: Use the definition of a finite integral with right endpoints.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 20, 2009 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    You won't get much help if you don't at least give it a try.

    For starters, how is "finite integral with right endpoints" defined?
  4. Jan 20, 2009 #3
    So are they just asking you to use a sum?
  5. Jan 20, 2009 #4
    I don't know, that is the problem. We learned it first semester, but I don't remember
  6. Jan 20, 2009 #5
    Then you need to do a little research and find out, go find the book you used or the notes you diligently took.
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