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1-121.

WHICH IS BETTER? Part Two

Below is a comparison between using rectangles and trapezoids to approximate the area under a curve for the *same* interval of a function. Decide which method you think will best approximate the area under the curve for . Then approximate the area using each method if

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*, and*

*using*

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**Midpoint Rectangles**

**Trapezoids**

Which method comes closer to the actual curve ?

Each section is

Which method gave you the number closest to