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ESC 251 HW 20 Due: Oct. 25
- (9 pts)
Write a program that will implement Simpson's rule for approximating
a definite integral. Use your program to approximate the two integrals
from Homework 19. For each problem, determine the value of n necessary
a relative error less than 10-6 (remember that you want to get
close to the value of n that meets this criteria).
Compare the values of n you get
from Simpson's rule to those you obtained from the trapezoidal rule and
comment on any differences you observe.
- (6 pts) Write a program that will implement the corrected
trapezoidal method and repeat Problem 1 above. Compare the values of
n you obtain with those from Simpson's rule and the trapezoidal
method and comment on any differences you observe.
- (12 pts, Due Oct. 27) Write the results of HW 19 and the
two problems above as a formal technical report. Be sure to follow
the guidelines in the Technical Report Guidelines handout on the course
webpage. You may draw your sketches and equations by hand provided that
you write neatly.