Use the Reimann Sum to calculate the area.

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Estimate the area of the region under the curve y = ln(x) for 1 ≤ x ≤ 5. Use the left-hand rule with n = 50.


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Do I really have to do 50 calculations? There has to be a faster way :/ (aside from using the definite integral)
 

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You're probably meant to use a computer.
 
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well he asked us this question during a test so there has to be a way.
 

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