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April 17th, 2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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Estimate the value of this sum...

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Where do I start on this one?
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Re: Estimate the value of this sum...

Would I find the integral? I did that and my answer was about 15 off, but a pretty close approximation.
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Re: Estimate the value of this sum...

[color=#000000]Here is a better approximation using and for a=1000, b=8000, , N=8000-999=7001 you get



Mathematica gives the result , so the error is around 1 (no too big I guess).

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