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Homework Help: Trapezoidal Approximation Error

  1. Sep 30, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Thus my answer is N = 20.

    I wasn't sure if I should use ≤ or just <. Also to get 2 decimal place accuracy would using 0.005 be correct?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 1, 2012 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Your work looks fine to me, but I think I would use < instead of ≤. If your error < .005, you'll be guaranteed 2 decimal place accuracy.
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