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What does quadrature mean?

  1. Jun 12, 2015 #1
    In rigid body rotation, there is some question.
    First, problem give me Lagrangian.
    And, I have to compute Hamiltonian.
    Then, problem said that "Reduce the system to quadratures (i.e., write the solution in the form of a one dimentional integral whose integrand is an explicit function of the integration variable.) "

    What does quadrature mean?
     
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  3. Jun 12, 2015 #2

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