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6-51.

Midpoint rectangles have their height defined at the midpoint of the interval. For the function ,

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Approximate

using midpoint rectangles.There are only three rectangles.

No need to use sigma notation.Just find the area of each rectangle and add. Be sure to organize your work in a way that others will understand your process.

Find the exact area and compare it with your approximation.

Find the exact area using a definite integral.