Reduced to Quadrature

  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. mathman

    mathman 6,384
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    Yes! Quadrature is synonomous with integration.
     
  4. arildno

    arildno 12,015
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    It is a stupid term for integration only peacocks wave about with.
     
  5. CRGreathouse

    CRGreathouse 3,682
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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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