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Reduced to Quadrature

  1. Sep 13, 2006 #1
    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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  3. Sep 14, 2006 #2


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    Yes! Quadrature is synonomous with integration.
  4. Sep 14, 2006 #3


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    It is a stupid term for integration only peacocks wave about with.
  5. Sep 14, 2006 #4


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