The velocity of a plane flying from San Francisco is given by
You are given a velocity function and you want to find average velocity.
Should you use 'average area under the curve' or 'slope of the secant'?
Average (Mean) Values
To calculate the mean (average) value of a finite set of items, add up the values of items and divide by the number of items.
Integrals help us add over a continuous interval. Therefore, for any continuous function