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The Area Under a Curve

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Table of Contents

I. Limits and Derivatives
Overview & Slopes of Curves

42m 8s

Intro
0:00
Overview & Slopes of Curves
0:21
Differential and Integral
0:22
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
6:36
Differentiation or Taking the Derivative
14:24
What Does the Derivative Mean and How do We Find it?
15:18
Example: f'(x)
19:24
Example: f(x) = sin (x)
29:16
General Procedure for Finding the Derivative of f(x)
37:33
More on Slopes of Curves

50m 53s

Intro
0:00
Slope of the Secant Line along a Curve
0:12
Slope of the Tangent Line to f(x) at a Particlar Point
0:13
Slope of the Secant Line along a Curve
2:59
Instantaneous Slope
6:51
Instantaneous Slope
6:52
Example: Distance, Time, Velocity
13:32
Instantaneous Slope and Average Slope
25:42
Slope & Rate of Change
29:55
Slope & Rate of Change
29:56
Example: Slope = 2
33:16
Example: Slope = 4/3
34:32
Example: Slope = 4 (m/s)
39:12
Example: Density = Mass / Volume
40:33
Average Slope, Average Rate of Change, Instantaneous Slope, and Instantaneous Rate of Change
47:46
Example Problems for Slopes of Curves

59m 12s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Water Tank
0:13
Part A: Which is the Independent Variable and Which is the Dependent?
2:00
Part B: Average Slope
3:18
Part C: Express These Slopes as Rates-of-Change
9:28
Part D: Instantaneous Slope
14:54
Example II: y = √(x-3)
28:26
Part A: Calculate the Slope of the Secant Line
30:39
Part B: Instantaneous Slope
41:26
Part C: Equation for the Tangent Line
43:59
Example III: Object in the Air
49:37
Part A: Average Velocity
50:37
Part B: Instantaneous Velocity
55:30
Desmos Tutorial

18m 43s

Intro
0:00
Desmos Tutorial
1:42
Desmos Tutorial
1:43
Things You Must Learn To Do on Your Particular Calculator
2:39
Things You Must Learn To Do on Your Particular Calculator
2:40
Example I: y=sin x
4:54
Example II: y=x³ and y = d/(dx) (x³)
9:22
Example III: y = x² {-5 <= x <= 0} and y = cos x {0 < x < 6}
13:15
The Limit of a Function

51m 53s

Intro
0:00
The Limit of a Function
0:14
The Limit of a Function
0:15
Graph: Limit of a Function
12:24
Table of Values
16:02
lim x→a f(x) Does not Say What Happens When x = a
20:05
Example I: f(x) = x²
24:34
Example II: f(x) = 7
27:05
Example III: f(x) = 4.5
30:33
Example IV: f(x) = 1/x
34:03
Example V: f(x) = 1/x²
36:43
The Limit of a Function, Cont.
38:16
Infinity and Negative Infinity
38:17
Does Not Exist
42:45
Summary
46:48
Example Problems for the Limit of a Function

24m 43s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Explain in Words What the Following Symbols Mean
0:10
Example II: Find the Following Limit
5:21
Example III: Use the Graph to Find the Following Limits
7:35
Example IV: Use the Graph to Find the Following Limits
11:48
Example V: Sketch the Graph of a Function that Satisfies the Following Properties
15:25
Example VI: Find the Following Limit
18:44
Example VII: Find the Following Limit
20:06
Calculating Limits Mathematically

53m 48s

Intro
0:00
Plug-in Procedure
0:09
Plug-in Procedure
0:10
Limit Laws
9:14
Limit Law 1
10:05
Limit Law 2
10:54
Limit Law 3
11:28
Limit Law 4
11:54
Limit Law 5
12:24
Limit Law 6
13:14
Limit Law 7
14:38
Plug-in Procedure, Cont.
16:35
Plug-in Procedure, Cont.
16:36
Example I: Calculating Limits Mathematically
20:50
Example II: Calculating Limits Mathematically
27:37
Example III: Calculating Limits Mathematically
31:42
Example IV: Calculating Limits Mathematically
35:36
Example V: Calculating Limits Mathematically
40:58
Limits Theorem
44:45
Limits Theorem 1
44:46
Limits Theorem 2: Squeeze Theorem
46:34
Example VI: Calculating Limits Mathematically
49:26
Example Problems for Calculating Limits Mathematically

21m 22s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Evaluate the Following Limit by Showing Each Application of a Limit Law
0:16
Example II: Evaluate the Following Limit
1:51
Example III: Evaluate the Following Limit
3:36
Example IV: Evaluate the Following Limit
8:56
Example V: Evaluate the Following Limit
11:19
Example VI: Calculating Limits Mathematically
13:19
Example VII: Calculating Limits Mathematically
14:59
Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity

50m 1s

Intro
0:00
Limit as x Goes to Infinity
0:14
Limit as x Goes to Infinity
0:15
Let's Look at f(x) = 1 / (x-3)
1:04
Summary
9:34
Example I: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
12:16
Example II: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
21:22
Example III: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
24:10
Example IV: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
36:00
Example Problems for Limits at Infinity

36m 31s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
0:14
Example II: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
3:27
Example III: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
8:11
Example IV: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
14:20
Example V: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
20:07
Example VI: Calculating Limits as x Goes to Infinity
23:36
Continuity

53m

Intro
0:00
Definition of Continuity
0:08
Definition of Continuity
0:09
Example: Not Continuous
3:52
Example: Continuous
4:58
Example: Not Continuous
5:52
Procedure for Finding Continuity
9:45
Law of Continuity
13:44
Law of Continuity
13:45
Example I: Determining Continuity on a Graph
15:55
Example II: Show Continuity & Determine the Interval Over Which the Function is Continuous
17:57
Example III: Is the Following Function Continuous at the Given Point?
22:42
Theorem for Composite Functions
25:28
Theorem for Composite Functions
25:29
Example IV: Is cos(x³ + ln x) Continuous at x=π/2?
27:00
Example V: What Value of A Will make the Following Function Continuous at Every Point of Its Domain?
34:04
Types of Discontinuity
39:18
Removable Discontinuity
39:33
Jump Discontinuity
40:06
Infinite Discontinuity
40:32
Intermediate Value Theorem
40:58
Intermediate Value Theorem: Hypothesis & Conclusion
40:59
Intermediate Value Theorem: Graphically
43:40
Example VI: Prove That the Following Function Has at Least One Real Root in the Interval [4,6]
47:46
Derivative I

40m 2s

Intro
0:00
Derivative
0:09
Derivative
0:10
Example I: Find the Derivative of f(x)=x³
2:20
Notations for the Derivative
7:32
Notations for the Derivative
7:33
Derivative & Rate of Change
11:14
Recall the Rate of Change
11:15
Instantaneous Rate of Change
17:04
Graphing f(x) and f'(x)
19:10
Example II: Find the Derivative of x⁴ - x²
24:00
Example III: Find the Derivative of f(x)=√x
30:51
Derivatives II

53m 45s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Find the Derivative of (2+x)/(3-x)
0:18
Derivatives II
9:02
f(x) is Differentiable if f'(x) Exists
9:03
Recall: For a Limit to Exist, Both Left Hand and Right Hand Limits Must Equal to Each Other
17:19
Geometrically: Differentiability Means the Graph is Smooth
18:44
Example II: Show Analytically that f(x) = |x| is Nor Differentiable at x=0
20:53
Example II: For x > 0
23:53
Example II: For x < 0
25:36
Example II: What is f(0) and What is the lim |x| as x→0?
30:46
Differentiability & Continuity
34:22
Differentiability & Continuity
34:23
How Can a Function Not be Differentiable at a Point?
39:38
How Can a Function Not be Differentiable at a Point?
39:39
Higher Derivatives
41:58
Higher Derivatives
41:59
Derivative Operator
45:12
Example III: Find (dy)/(dx) & (d²y)/(dx²) for y = x³
49:29
More Example Problems for The Derivative

31m 38s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Sketch f'(x)
0:10
Example II: Sketch f'(x)
2:14
Example III: Find the Derivative of the Following Function sing the Definition
3:49
Example IV: Determine f, f', and f'' on a Graph
12:43
Example V: Find an Equation for the Tangent Line to the Graph of the Following Function at the Given x-value
13:40
Example VI: Distance vs. Time
20:15
Example VII: Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration
23:56
Example VIII: Graph the Displacement Function
28:20
II. Differentiation
Differentiation of Polynomials & Exponential Functions

47m 35s

Intro
0:00
Differentiation of Polynomials & Exponential Functions
0:15
Derivative of a Function
0:16
Derivative of a Constant
2:35
Power Rule
3:08
If C is a Constant
4:19
Sum Rule
5:22
Exponential Functions
6:26
Example I: Differentiate
7:45
Example II: Differentiate
12:38
Example III: Differentiate
15:13
Example IV: Differentiate
16:20
Example V: Differentiate
19:19
Example VI: Find the Equation of the Tangent Line to a Function at a Given Point
12:18
Example VII: Find the First & Second Derivatives
25:59
Example VIII
27:47
Part A: Find the Velocity & Acceleration Functions as Functions of t
27:48
Part B: Find the Acceleration after 3 Seconds
30:12
Part C: Find the Acceleration when the Velocity is 0
30:53
Part D: Graph the Position, Velocity, & Acceleration Graphs
32:50
Example IX: Find a Cubic Function Whose Graph has Horizontal Tangents
34:53
Example X: Find a Point on a Graph
42:31
The Product, Power & Quotient Rules

47m 25s

Intro
0:00
The Product, Power and Quotient Rules
0:19
Differentiate Functions
0:20
Product Rule
5:30
Quotient Rule
9:15
Power Rule
10:00
Example I: Product Rule
13:48
Example II: Quotient Rule
16:13
Example III: Power Rule
18:28
Example IV: Find dy/dx
19:57
Example V: Find dy/dx
24:53
Example VI: Find dy/dx
28:38
Example VII: Find an Equation for the Tangent to the Curve
34:54
Example VIII: Find d²y/dx²
38:08
Derivatives of the Trigonometric Functions

41m 8s

Intro
0:00
Derivatives of the Trigonometric Functions
0:09
Let's Find the Derivative of f(x) = sin x
0:10
Important Limits to Know
4:59
d/dx (sin x)
6:06
d/dx (cos x)
6:38
d/dx (tan x)
6:50
d/dx (csc x)
7:02
d/dx (sec x)
7:15
d/dx (cot x)
7:27
Example I: Differentiate f(x) = x² - 4 cos x
7:56
Example II: Differentiate f(x) = x⁵ tan x
9:04
Example III: Differentiate f(x) = (cos x) / (3 + sin x)
10:56
Example IV: Differentiate f(x) = e^x / (tan x - sec x)
14:06
Example V: Differentiate f(x) = (csc x - 4) / (cot x)
15:37
Example VI: Find an Equation of the Tangent Line
21:48
Example VII: For What Values of x Does the Graph of the Function x + 3 cos x Have a Horizontal Tangent?
25:17
Example VIII: Ladder Problem
28:23
Example IX: Evaluate
33:22
Example X: Evaluate
36:38
The Chain Rule

24m 56s

Intro
0:00
The Chain Rule
0:13
Recall the Composite Functions
0:14
Derivatives of Composite Functions
1:34
Example I: Identify f(x) and g(x) and Differentiate
6:41
Example II: Identify f(x) and g(x) and Differentiate
9:47
Example III: Differentiate
11:03
Example IV: Differentiate f(x) = -5 / (x² + 3)³
12:15
Example V: Differentiate f(x) = cos(x² + c²)
14:35
Example VI: Differentiate f(x) = cos⁴x +c²
15:41
Example VII: Differentiate
17:03
Example VIII: Differentiate f(x) = sin(tan x²)
19:01
Example IX: Differentiate f(x) = sin(tan² x)
21:02
More Chain Rule Example Problems

25m 32s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Differentiate f(x) = sin(cos(tanx))
0:38
Example II: Find an Equation for the Line Tangent to the Given Curve at the Given Point
2:25
Example III: F(x) = f(g(x)), Find F' (6)
4:22
Example IV: Differentiate & Graph both the Function & the Derivative in the Same Window
5:35
Example V: Differentiate f(x) = ( (x-8)/(x+3) )⁴
10:18
Example VI: Differentiate f(x) = sec²(12x)
12:28
Example VII: Differentiate
14:41
Example VIII: Differentiate
19:25
Example IX: Find an Expression for the Rate of Change of the Volume of the Balloon with Respect to Time
21:13
Implicit Differentiation

52m 31s

Intro
0:00
Implicit Differentiation
0:09
Implicit Differentiation
0:10
Example I: Find (dy)/(dx) by both Implicit Differentiation and Solving Explicitly for y
12:15
Example II: Find (dy)/(dx) of x³ + x²y + 7y² = 14
19:18
Example III: Find (dy)/(dx) of x³y² + y³x² = 4x
21:43
Example IV: Find (dy)/(dx) of the Following Equation
24:13
Example V: Find (dy)/(dx) of 6sin x cos y = 1
29:00
Example VI: Find (dy)/(dx) of x² cos² y + y sin x = 2sin x cos y
31:02
Example VII: Find (dy)/(dx) of √(xy) = 7 + y²e^x
37:36
Example VIII: Find (dy)/(dx) of 4(x²+y²)² = 35(x²-y²)
41:03
Example IX: Find (d²y)/(dx²) of x² + y² = 25
44:05
Example X: Find (d²y)/(dx²) of sin x + cos y = sin(2x)
47:48
III. Applications of the Derivative
Linear Approximations & Differentials

47m 34s

Intro
0:00
Linear Approximations & Differentials
0:09
Linear Approximations & Differentials
0:10
Example I: Linear Approximations & Differentials
11:27
Example II: Linear Approximations & Differentials
20:19
Differentials
30:32
Differentials
30:33
Example III: Linear Approximations & Differentials
34:09
Example IV: Linear Approximations & Differentials
35:57
Example V: Relative Error
38:46
Related Rates

45m 33s

Intro
0:00
Related Rates
0:08
Strategy for Solving Related Rates Problems #1
0:09
Strategy for Solving Related Rates Problems #2
1:46
Strategy for Solving Related Rates Problems #3
2:06
Strategy for Solving Related Rates Problems #4
2:50
Strategy for Solving Related Rates Problems #5
3:38
Example I: Radius of a Balloon
5:15
Example II: Ladder
12:52
Example III: Water Tank
19:08
Example IV: Distance between Two Cars
29:27
Example V: Line-of-Sight
36:20
More Related Rates Examples

37m 17s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Shadow
0:14
Example II: Particle
4:45
Example III: Water Level
10:28
Example IV: Clock
20:47
Example V: Distance between a House and a Plane
29:11
Maximum & Minimum Values of a Function

40m 44s

Intro
0:00
Maximum & Minimum Values of a Function, Part 1
0:23
Absolute Maximum
2:20
Absolute Minimum
2:52
Local Maximum
3:38
Local Minimum
4:26
Maximum & Minimum Values of a Function, Part 2
6:11
Function with Absolute Minimum but No Absolute Max, Local Max, and Local Min
7:18
Function with Local Max & Min but No Absolute Max & Min
8:48
Formal Definitions
10:43
Absolute Maximum
11:18
Absolute Minimum
12:57
Local Maximum
14:37
Local Minimum
16:25
Extreme Value Theorem
18:08
Theorem: f'(c) = 0
24:40
Critical Number (Critical Value)
26:14
Procedure for Finding the Critical Values of f(x)
28:32
Example I: Find the Critical Values of f(x) x + sinx
29:51
Example II: What are the Absolute Max & Absolute Minimum of f(x) = x + 4 sinx on [0,2π]
35:31
Example Problems for Max & Min

40m 44s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Identify Absolute and Local Max & Min on the Following Graph
0:11
Example II: Sketch the Graph of a Continuous Function
3:11
Example III: Sketch the Following Graphs
4:40
Example IV: Find the Critical Values of f (x) = 3x⁴ - 7x³ + 4x²
6:13
Example V: Find the Critical Values of f(x) = |2x - 5|
8:42
Example VI: Find the Critical Values
11:42
Example VII: Find the Critical Values f(x) = cos²(2x) on [0,2π]
16:57
Example VIII: Find the Absolute Max & Min f(x) = 2sinx + 2cos x on [0,(π/3)]
20:08
Example IX: Find the Absolute Max & Min f(x) = (ln(2x)) / x on [1,3]
24:39
The Mean Value Theorem

25m 54s

Intro
0:00
Rolle's Theorem
0:08
Rolle's Theorem: If & Then
0:09
Rolle's Theorem: Geometrically
2:06
There May Be More than 1 c Such That f'( c ) = 0
3:30
Example I: Rolle's Theorem
4:58
The Mean Value Theorem
9:12
The Mean Value Theorem: If & Then
9:13
The Mean Value Theorem: Geometrically
11:07
Example II: Mean Value Theorem
13:43
Example III: Mean Value Theorem
21:19
Using Derivatives to Graph Functions, Part I

25m 54s

Intro
0:00
Using Derivatives to Graph Functions, Part I
0:12
Increasing/ Decreasing Test
0:13
Example I: Find the Intervals Over Which the Function is Increasing & Decreasing
3:26
Example II: Find the Local Maxima & Minima of the Function
19:18
Example III: Find the Local Maxima & Minima of the Function
31:39
Using Derivatives to Graph Functions, Part II

44m 58s

Intro
0:00
Using Derivatives to Graph Functions, Part II
0:13
Concave Up & Concave Down
0:14
What Does This Mean in Terms of the Derivative?
6:14
Point of Inflection
8:52
Example I: Graph the Function
13:18
Example II: Function x⁴ - 5x²
19:03
Intervals of Increase & Decrease
19:04
Local Maxes and Mins
25:01
Intervals of Concavity & X-Values for the Points of Inflection
29:18
Intervals of Concavity & Y-Values for the Points of Inflection
34:18
Graphing the Function
40:52
Example Problems I

49m 19s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins
0:26
Example II: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins
5:05
Example III: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, and Inflection Points
13:40
Example IV: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, Inflection Points, and Intervals of Concavity
23:02
Example V: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, Inflection Points, and Intervals of Concavity
34:36
Example Problems III

59m 1s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, Inflection Points, Intervals of Concavity, and Asymptotes
0:11
Example II: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, Inflection Points, Intervals of Concavity, and Asymptotes
21:24
Example III: Cubic Equation f(x) = Ax³ + Bx² + Cx + D
37:56
Example IV: Intervals, Local Maxes & Mins, Inflection Points, Intervals of Concavity, and Asymptotes
46:19
L'Hospital's Rule

30m 9s

Intro
0:00
L'Hospital's Rule
0:19
Indeterminate Forms
0:20
L'Hospital's Rule
3:38
Example I: Evaluate the Following Limit Using L'Hospital's Rule
8:50
Example II: Evaluate the Following Limit Using L'Hospital's Rule
10:30
Indeterminate Products
11:54
Indeterminate Products
11:55
Example III: L'Hospital's Rule & Indeterminate Products
13:57
Indeterminate Differences
17:00
Indeterminate Differences
17:01
Example IV: L'Hospital's Rule & Indeterminate Differences
18:57
Indeterminate Powers
22:20
Indeterminate Powers
22:21
Example V: L'Hospital's Rule & Indeterminate Powers
25:13
Example Problems for L'Hospital's Rule

38m 14s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Evaluate the Following Limit
0:17
Example II: Evaluate the Following Limit
2:45
Example III: Evaluate the Following Limit
6:54
Example IV: Evaluate the Following Limit
8:43
Example V: Evaluate the Following Limit
11:01
Example VI: Evaluate the Following Limit
14:48
Example VII: Evaluate the Following Limit
17:49
Example VIII: Evaluate the Following Limit
20:37
Example IX: Evaluate the Following Limit
25:16
Example X: Evaluate the Following Limit
32:44
Optimization Problems I

49m 59s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Find the Dimensions of the Box that Gives the Greatest Volume
1:23
Fundamentals of Optimization Problems
18:08
Fundamental #1
18:33
Fundamental #2
19:09
Fundamental #3
19:19
Fundamental #4
20:59
Fundamental #5
21:55
Fundamental #6
23:44
Example II: Demonstrate that of All Rectangles with a Given Perimeter, the One with the Largest Area is a Square
24:36
Example III: Find the Points on the Ellipse 9x² + y² = 9 Farthest Away from the Point (1,0)
35:13
Example IV: Find the Dimensions of the Rectangle of Largest Area that can be Inscribed in a Circle of Given Radius R
43:10
Optimization Problems II

55m 10s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Optimization Problem
0:13
Example II: Optimization Problem
17:34
Example III: Optimization Problem
35:06
Example IV: Revenue, Cost, and Profit
43:22
Newton's Method

30m 22s

Intro
0:00
Newton's Method
0:45
Newton's Method
0:46
Example I: Find x2 and x3
13:18
Example II: Use Newton's Method to Approximate
15:48
Example III: Find the Root of the Following Equation to 6 Decimal Places
19:57
Example IV: Use Newton's Method to Find the Coordinates of the Inflection Point
23:11
IV. Integrals
Antiderivatives

55m 26s

Intro
0:00
Antiderivatives
0:23
Definition of an Antiderivative
0:24
Antiderivative Theorem
7:58
Function & Antiderivative
12:10
x^n
12:30
1/x
13:00
e^x
13:08
cos x
13:18
sin x
14:01
sec² x
14:11
secxtanx
14:18
1/√(1-x²)
14:26
1/(1+x²)
14:36
-1/√(1-x²)
14:45
Example I: Find the Most General Antiderivative for the Following Functions
15:07
Function 1: f(x) = x³ -6x² + 11x - 9
15:42
Function 2: f(x) = 14√(x) - 27 4√x
19:12
Function 3: (fx) = cos x - 14 sinx
20:53
Function 4: f(x) = (x⁵+2√x )/( x^(4/3) )
22:10
Function 5: f(x) = (3e^x) - 2/(1+x²)
25:42
Example II: Given the Following, Find the Original Function f(x)
26:37
Function 1: f'(x) = 5x³ - 14x + 24, f(2) = 40
27:55
Function 2: f'(x) 3 sinx + sec²x, f(π/6) = 5
30:34
Function 3: f''(x) = 8x - cos x, f(1.5) = 12.7, f'(1.5) = 4.2
32:54
Function 4: f''(x) = 5/(√x), f(2) 15, f'(2) = 7
37:54
Example III: Falling Object
41:58
Problem 1: Find an Equation for the Height of the Ball after t Seconds
42:48
Problem 2: How Long Will It Take for the Ball to Strike the Ground?
48:30
Problem 3: What is the Velocity of the Ball as it Hits the Ground?
49:52
Problem 4: Initial Velocity of 6 m/s, How Long Does It Take to Reach the Ground?
50:46
The Area Under a Curve

51m 3s

Intro
0:00
The Area Under a Curve
0:13
Approximate Using Rectangles
0:14
Let's Do This Again, Using 4 Different Rectangles
9:40
Approximate with Rectangles
16:10
Left Endpoint
18:08
Right Endpoint
25:34
Left Endpoint vs. Right Endpoint
30:58
Number of Rectangles
34:08
True Area
37:36
True Area
37:37
Sigma Notation & Limits
43:32
When You Have to Explicitly Solve Something
47:56
Example Problems for Area Under a Curve

33m 7s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Using Left Endpoint & Right Endpoint to Approximate Area Under a Curve
0:10
Example II: Using 5 Rectangles, Approximate the Area Under the Curve
11:32
Example III: Find the True Area by Evaluating the Limit Expression
16:07
Example IV: Find the True Area by Evaluating the Limit Expression
24:52
The Definite Integral

43m 19s

Intro
0:00
The Definite Integral
0:08
Definition to Find the Area of a Curve
0:09
Definition of the Definite Integral
4:08
Symbol for Definite Integral
8:45
Regions Below the x-axis
15:18
Associating Definite Integral to a Function
19:38
Integrable Function
27:20
Evaluating the Definite Integral
29:26
Evaluating the Definite Integral
29:27
Properties of the Definite Integral
35:24
Properties of the Definite Integral
35:25
Example Problems for The Definite Integral

32m 14s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Approximate the Following Definite Integral Using Midpoints & Sub-intervals
0:11
Example II: Express the Following Limit as a Definite Integral
5:28
Example III: Evaluate the Following Definite Integral Using the Definition
6:28
Example IV: Evaluate the Following Integral Using the Definition
17:06
Example V: Evaluate the Following Definite Integral by Using Areas
25:41
Example VI: Definite Integral
30:36
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

24m 17s

Intro
0:00
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
0:17
Evaluating an Integral
0:18
Lim as x → ∞
12:19
Taking the Derivative
14:06
Differentiation & Integration are Inverse Processes
15:04
1st Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
20:08
1st Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
20:09
2nd Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
22:30
2nd Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
22:31
Example Problems for the Fundamental Theorem

25m 21s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Find the Derivative of the Following Function
0:17
Example II: Find the Derivative of the Following Function
1:40
Example III: Find the Derivative of the Following Function
2:32
Example IV: Find the Derivative of the Following Function
5:55
Example V: Evaluate the Following Integral
7:13
Example VI: Evaluate the Following Integral
9:46
Example VII: Evaluate the Following Integral
12:49
Example VIII: Evaluate the Following Integral
13:53
Example IX: Evaluate the Following Graph
15:24
Local Maxs and Mins for g(x)
15:25
Where Does g(x) Achieve Its Absolute Max on [0,8]
20:54
On What Intervals is g(x) Concave Up/Down?
22:20
Sketch a Graph of g(x)
24:34
More Example Problems, Including Net Change Applications

34m 22s

Intro
0:00
Example I: Evaluate the Following Indefinite Integral
0:10
Example II: Evaluate the Following Definite Integral
0:59
Example III: Evaluate the Following Integral
2:59
Example IV: Velocity Function
7:46
Part A: Net Displacement
7:47
Part B: Total Distance Travelled
13:15
Example V: Linear Density Function
20:56
Example VI: Acceleration Function
25:10
Part A: Velocity Function at Time t
25:11
Part B: Total Distance Travelled During the Time Interval
28:38
Solving Integrals by Substitution

27m 20s

Intro
0:00
Table of Integrals
0:35
Example I: Evaluate the Following Indefinite Integral
2:02
Example II: Evaluate the Following Indefinite Integral
7:27
Example IIII: Evaluate the Following Indefinite Integral
10:57
Example IV: Evaluate the Following Indefinite Integral
12:33
Example V: Evaluate the Following
14:28
Example VI: Evaluate the Following
16:00
Example VII: Evaluate the Following
19:01
Example VIII: Evaluate the Following
21:49
Example IX: Evaluate the Following
24:34
V. Applications of Integration
Areas Between Curves

34m 56s

Intro
0:00
Areas Between Two Curves: Function of x
0:08
Graph 1: Area Between f(x) & g(x)
0:09
Graph 2: Area Between f(x) & g(x)
4:07
Is It Possible to Write as a Single Integral?
8:20
Area Between the Curves on [a,b]
9:24
Absolute Value
10:32
Formula for Areas Between Two Curves: Top Function - Bottom Function
17:03
Areas Between Curves: Function of y
17:49
What if We are Given Functions of y?
17:50
Formula for Areas Between Two Curves: Right Function - Left Function
21:48
Finding a & b
22:32
Example Problems for Areas Between Curves

42m 55s

Intro
0:00
Instructions for the Example Problems
0:10
Example I: y = 7x - x² and y=x
0:37
Example II: x=y²-3, x=e^((1/2)y), y=-1, and y=2
6:25
Example III: y=(1/x), y=(1/x³), and x=4
12:25
Example IV: 15-2x² and y=x²-5
15:52
Example V: x=(1/8)y³ and x=6-y²
20:20
Example VI: y=cos x, y=sin(2x), [0,π/2]
24:34
Example VII: y=2x², y=10x², 7x+2y=10
29:51
Example VIII: Velocity vs. Time
33:23
Part A: At 2.187 Minutes, Which care is Further Ahead?
33:24
Part B: If We Shaded the Region between the Graphs from t=0 to t=2.187, What Would This Shaded Area Represent?
36:32
Part C: At 4 Minutes Which Car is Ahead?
37:11
Part D: At What Time Will the Cars be Side by Side?
37:50
Volumes I: Slices

34m 15s

Intro
0:00
Volumes I: Slices
0:18
Rotate the Graph of y=√x about the x-axis
0:19
How can I use Integration to Find the Volume?
3:16
Slice the Solid Like a Loaf of Bread
5:06
Volumes Definition
8:56
Example I: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Given Functions about the Given Line of Rotation
12:18
Example II: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Given Functions about the Given Line of Rotation
19:05
Example III: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Given Functions about the Given Line of Rotation
25:28
Volumes II: Volumes by Washers

51m 43s

Intro
0:00
Volumes II: Volumes by Washers
0:11
Rotating Region Bounded by y=x³ & y=x around the x-axis
0:12
Equation for Volumes by Washer
11:14
Process for Solving Volumes by Washer
13:40
Example I: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Following Functions around the Given Axis
15:58
Example II: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Following Functions around the Given Axis
25:07
Example III: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Following Functions around the Given Axis
34:20
Example IV: Find the Volume of the Solid Obtained by Rotating the Region Bounded by the Following Functions around the Given Axis
44:05
Volumes III: Solids That Are Not Solids-of-Revolution

49m 36s

Intro
0:00
Solids That Are Not Solids-of-Revolution
0:11
Cross-Section Area Review
0:12
Cross-Sections That Are Not Solids-of-Revolution
7:36
Example I: Find the Volume of a Pyramid Whose Base is a Square of Side-length S, and Whose Height is H
10:54
Example II: Find the Volume of a Solid Whose Cross-sectional Areas Perpendicular to the Base are Equilateral Triangles
20:39
Example III: Find the Volume of a Pyramid Whose Base is an Equilateral Triangle of Side-Length A, and Whose Height is H
29:27
Example IV: Find the Volume of a Solid Whose Base is Given by the Equation 16x² + 4y² = 64
36:47
Example V: Find the Volume of a Solid Whose Base is the Region Bounded by the Functions y=3-x² and the x-axis
46:13
Volumes IV: Volumes By Cylindrical Shells

50m 2s

Intro
0:00
Volumes by Cylindrical Shells
0:11
Find the Volume of the Following Region
0:12
Volumes by Cylindrical Shells: Integrating Along x
14:12
Volumes by Cylindrical Shells: Integrating Along y
14:40
Volumes by Cylindrical Shells Formulas
16:22
Example I: Using the Method of Cylindrical Shells, Find the Volume of the Solid
18:33
Example II: Using the Method of Cylindrical Shells, Find the Volume of the Solid
25:57
Example III: Using the Method of Cylindrical Shells, Find the Volume of the Solid
31:38
Example IV: Using the Method of Cylindrical Shells, Find the Volume of the Solid
38:44
Example V: Using the Method of Cylindrical Shells, Find the Volume of the Solid
44:03
The Average Value of a Function

32m 13s

Intro
0:00
The Average Value of a Function
0:07
Average Value of f(x)
0:08
What if The Domain of f(x) is Not Finite?
2:23
Let's Calculate Average Value for f(x) = x² [2,5]
4:46
Mean Value Theorem for Integrate
9:25
Example I: Find the Average Value of the Given Function Over the Given Interval
14:06
Example II: Find the Average Value of the Given Function Over the Given Interval
18:25
Example III: Find the Number A Such that the Average Value of the Function f(x) = -4x² + 8x + 4 Equals 2 Over the Interval [-1,A]
24:04
Example IV: Find the Average Density of a Rod
27:47
VI. Techniques of Integration
Integration by Parts

50m 32s

Intro
0:00
Integration by Parts
0:08
The Product Rule for Differentiation
0:09
Integrating Both Sides Retains the Equality
0:52
Differential Notation
2:24
Example I: ∫ x cos x dx
5:41
Example II: ∫ x² sin(2x)dx
12:01
Example III: ∫ (e^x) cos x dx
18:19
Example IV: ∫ (sin^-1) (x) dx
23:42
Example V: ∫₁⁵ (lnx)² dx
28:25
Summary
32:31
Tabular Integration
35:08
Case 1
35:52
Example: ∫x³sinx dx
36:39
Case 2
40:28
Example: ∫e^(2x) sin 3x
41:14
Trigonometric Integrals I

24m 50s

Intro
0:00
Example I: ∫ sin³ (x) dx
1:36
Example II: ∫ cos⁵(x)sin²(x)dx
4:36
Example III: ∫ sin⁴(x)dx
9:23
Summary for Evaluating Trigonometric Integrals of the Following Type: ∫ (sin^m) (x) (cos^p) (x) dx
15:59
#1: Power of sin is Odd
16:00
#2: Power of cos is Odd
16:41
#3: Powers of Both sin and cos are Odd
16:55
#4: Powers of Both sin and cos are Even
17:10
Example IV: ∫ tan⁴ (x) sec⁴ (x) dx
17:34
Example V: ∫ sec⁹(x) tan³(x) dx
20:55
Summary for Evaluating Trigonometric Integrals of the Following Type: ∫ (sec^m) (x) (tan^p) (x) dx
23:31
#1: Power of sec is Odd
23:32
#2: Power of tan is Odd
24:04
#3: Powers of sec is Odd and/or Power of tan is Even
24:18
Trigonometric Integrals II

22m 12s

Intro
0:00
Trigonometric Integrals II
0:09
Recall: ∫tanx dx
0:10
Let's Find ∫secx dx
3:23
Example I: ∫ tan⁵ (x) dx
6:23
Example II: ∫ sec⁵ (x) dx
11:41
Summary: How to Deal with Integrals of Different Types
19:04
Identities to Deal with Integrals of Different Types
19:05
Example III: ∫cos(5x)sin(9x)dx
19:57
More Example Problems for Trigonometric Integrals

17m 22s

Intro
0:00
Example I: ∫sin²(x)cos⁷(x)dx
0:14
Example II: ∫x sin²(x) dx
3:56
Example III: ∫csc⁴ (x/5)dx
8:39
Example IV: ∫( (1-tan²x)/(sec²x) ) dx
11:17
Example V: ∫ 1 / (sinx-1) dx
13:19
Integration by Partial Fractions I

55m 12s

Intro
0:00
Integration by Partial Fractions I
0:11
Recall the Idea of Finding a Common Denominator
0:12
Decomposing a Rational Function to Its Partial Fractions
4:10
2 Types of Rational Function: Improper & Proper
5:16
Improper Rational Function
7:26
Improper Rational Function
7:27
Proper Rational Function
11:16
Proper Rational Function & Partial Fractions
11:17
Linear Factors
14:04
Irreducible Quadratic Factors
15:02
Case 1: G(x) is a Product of Distinct Linear Factors
17:10
Example I: Integration by Partial Fractions
20:33
Case 2: D(x) is a Product of Linear Factors
40:58
Example II: Integration by Partial Fractions
44:41
Integration by Partial Fractions II

42m 57s

Intro
0:00
Case 3: D(x) Contains Irreducible Factors
0:09
Example I: Integration by Partial Fractions
5:19
Example II: Integration by Partial Fractions
16:22
Case 4: D(x) has Repeated Irreducible Quadratic Factors
27:30
Example III: Integration by Partial Fractions
30:19
VII. Differential Equations
Introduction to Differential Equations

46m 37s

Intro
0:00
Introduction to Differential Equations
0:09
Overview
0:10
Differential Equations Involving Derivatives of y(x)
2:08
Differential Equations Involving Derivatives of y(x) and Function of y(x)
3:23
Equations for an Unknown Number
6:28
What are These Differential Equations Saying?
10:30
Verifying that a Function is a Solution of the Differential Equation
13:00
Verifying that a Function is a Solution of the Differential Equation
13:01
Verify that y(x) = 4e^x + 3x² + 6x + e^π is a Solution of this Differential Equation
17:20
General Solution
22:00
Particular Solution
24:36
Initial Value Problem
27:42
Example I: Verify that a Family of Functions is a Solution of the Differential Equation
32:24
Example II: For What Values of K Does the Function Satisfy the Differential Equation
36:07
Example III: Verify the Solution and Solve the Initial Value Problem
39:47
Separation of Variables

28m 8s

Intro
0:00
Separation of Variables
0:28
Separation of Variables
0:29
Example I: Solve the Following g Initial Value Problem
8:29
Example II: Solve the Following g Initial Value Problem
13:46
Example III: Find an Equation of the Curve
18:48
Population Growth: The Standard & Logistic Equations

51m 7s

Intro
0:00
Standard Growth Model
0:30
Definition of the Standard/Natural Growth Model
0:31
Initial Conditions
8:00
The General Solution
9:16
Example I: Standard Growth Model
10:45
Logistic Growth Model
18:33
Logistic Growth Model
18:34
Solving the Initial Value Problem
25:21
What Happens When t → ∞
36:42
Example II: Solve the Following g Initial Value Problem
41:50
Relative Growth Rate
46:56
Relative Growth Rate
46:57
Relative Growth Rate Version for the Standard model
49:04
Slope Fields

24m 37s

Intro
0:00
Slope Fields
0:35
Slope Fields
0:36
Graphing the Slope Fields, Part 1
11:12
Graphing the Slope Fields, Part 2
15:37
Graphing the Slope Fields, Part 3
17:25
Steps to Solving Slope Field Problems
20:24
Example I: Draw or Generate the Slope Field of the Differential Equation y'=x cos y
22:38
VIII. AP Practic Exam
AP Practice Exam: Section 1, Part A No Calculator

45m 29s

Intro
0:00
Exam Link
0:10
Problem #1
1:26
Problem #2
2:52
Problem #3
4:42
Problem #4
7:03
Problem #5
10:01
Problem #6
13:49
Problem #7
15:16
Problem #8
19:06
Problem #9
23:10
Problem #10
28:10
Problem #11
31:30
Problem #12
33:53
Problem #13
37:45
Problem #14
41:17
AP Practice Exam: Section 1, Part A No Calculator, cont.

41m 55s

Intro
0:00
Problem #15
0:22
Problem #16
3:10
Problem #17
5:30
Problem #18
8:03
Problem #19
9:53
Problem #20
14:51
Problem #21
17:30
Problem #22
22:12
Problem #23
25:48
Problem #24
29:57
Problem #25
33:35
Problem #26
35:57
Problem #27
37:57
Problem #28
40:04
AP Practice Exam: Section I, Part B Calculator Allowed

58m 47s

Intro
0:00
Problem #1
1:22
Problem #2
4:55
Problem #3
10:49
Problem #4
13:05
Problem #5
14:54
Problem #6
17:25
Problem #7
18:39
Problem #8
20:27
Problem #9
26:48
Problem #10
28:23
Problem #11
34:03
Problem #12
36:25
Problem #13
39:52
Problem #14
43:12
Problem #15
47:18
Problem #16
50:41
Problem #17
56:38
AP Practice Exam: Section II, Part A Calculator Allowed

25m 40s

Intro
0:00
Problem #1: Part A
1:14
Problem #1: Part B
4:46
Problem #1: Part C
8:00
Problem #2: Part A
12:24
Problem #2: Part B
16:51
Problem #2: Part C
17:17
Problem #3: Part A
18:16
Problem #3: Part B
19:54
Problem #3: Part C
21:44
Problem #3: Part D
22:57
AP Practice Exam: Section II, Part B No Calculator

31m 20s

Intro
0:00
Problem #4: Part A
1:35
Problem #4: Part B
5:54
Problem #4: Part C
8:50
Problem #4: Part D
9:40
Problem #5: Part A
11:26
Problem #5: Part B
13:11
Problem #5: Part C
15:07
Problem #5: Part D
19:57
Problem #6: Part A
22:01
Problem #6: Part B
25:34
Problem #6: Part C
28:54
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Last reply by: Professor Hovasapian
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:15 AM

Post by Magic Fu on March 20 at 03:30:15 PM

Hi, Professor Hovasapian.
I am going to ask a question that is completely unrelated to Calc AB.
How do you find bounds of polar functions when you try to find the area?

The Area Under a Curve

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  • Intro 0:00
  • The Area Under a Curve 0:13
    • Approximate Using Rectangles
    • Let's Do This Again, Using 4 Different Rectangles
  • Approximate with Rectangles 16:10
    • Left Endpoint
    • Right Endpoint
    • Left Endpoint vs. Right Endpoint
    • Number of Rectangles
  • True Area 37:36
    • True Area
    • Sigma Notation & Limits
    • When You Have to Explicitly Solve Something

Transcription: The Area Under a Curve

Hello, and welcome back to www.educator.com, and welcome back to AP Calculus.0000

Today, we are going to talk about the problem of finding the area under a curve from one point to another point.0005

Let us jump right on in.0012

Let us see, I want to find the area under the curve f(x) = x² from x = 1 to x = 5.0018

That is my task, here is what I want to do.0024

I’m going to draw my x² curve, something like that.0059

I will say that this is my 1.0065

I will say that maybe 5 is over here.0070

I want to find the area under the curve from the x axis up to the curve, that is what I'm looking for.0074

How can I do that?0081

What I’m basically going to do what is I’m going to approximate it first with rectangles0086

because I have a formula for finding the area of a rectangle.0091

It is based × the height.0094

I'm going to draw a bunch of rectangles, approximating it that way.0097

Let us start and see what happens.0102

The first thing I only to do is to choose how many rectangles I need to start with.0108

In this case, I’m just going to start by approximating it with 4 rectangles.0111

I’m going to break up my domain into 4 sections.0114

This is my halfway mark, that is my halfway mark, that is my halfway mark.0119

I have from 1, 2, 3, and I have 4.0124

Now I’m going to draw my rectangles.0127

Let us say I start with an approximation using 4 rectangles.0132

The number 4 is arbitrary, I could have used 3, I could have used 7, I could have used 10, I could have used 114.0152

It is just 4 gives us a chance to actually, it is not too many and0158

allows us to see what is going on theoretically without burdening us with too much drawing.0163

Here are the rectangles that I’m going to draw.0172

It is going to be one rectangle, two rectangles.0175

This is my first one and I want that area.0186

This is my 2nd, this is my 3rd, and this is my 4th.0190

I’m going to find the areas by multiplying the base × the height, base × the height, base × the height, base × the height.0195

That is going to give me an approximation to the area under the curve.0204

These parts right here, obviously they are not going to be included.0207

It is going to be an underestimate, we will deal with that in just a second.0211

My first area, area 1, that is just going to be 1.0216

This is from 1 to 5, this distance is 4.0220

If I break it up into 4 rectangles, each distance, each base length of a rectangle is 1.0225

The first area is 1 × f(1) because this height right here, it is just f of whatever 1 is.0232

It is up to the graph, this is my graph.0249

F which is equal to x², it is just 1, = 1 × 1 = 1.0253

My area 2, my area 2 = 1 which is the base × f(2).0264

This is 3, this is 4, this is 5.0272

This is going to equal 1 × f(2).0275

The f(2) is 4, it is going to be 1 × 4 which is 4.0279

I take my third area, my third year is going to be this one right here.0286

It is going to be 1 × f(3), because the height of the rectangle is f(3).0290

1 × f(3) which is equal to 1 × 9 which is equal to 9.0296

My 4th area which is going to be 1, which is the base of the rectangle.0304

F(4) is going to be the height of the rectangle.0309

1 × f(4) which is equal to 1 × 16 which is 16.0316

I add these together to get an area l = 3.0326

I will put a little 4 here.0344

This symbolism that I’m using the area l4, 4 stands for the number of rectangles that I actually chose,0346

the number of divisions that I make to the domain.0353

L stands for left the endpoint.0355

I chose left endpoints, the rectangle, the left endpoint, to go up to my graph.0359

Left endpoint for this rectangle, left endpoint for this rectangle, left the endpoint for that rectangle.0367

That is what the symbolism means.0373

My first approximation using left endpoints as my height.0375

The f of the left endpoint to make the height of the rectangle.0384

That gives me an approximation of 30.0388

Clearly, this is an underestimate, not a problem.0390

Let us go over here, let me redraw real quickly.0395

I have got this, I have this one, I have this one, I have this one, and I have this one.0401

This is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.0415

This area was area 1, this was area 2, this was area 3, and this was area 4.0422

Notice that this al4 = 30 is an underestimate.0429

It is an underestimate because the approximating rectangles are below the graph.0449

The approximating rectangles are below the graph.0461

Our arbitrarily shows 4 rectangles.0476

The left endpoints of each rectangle, they are the ones that correspond to x = 1, x = 2, x = 3, and x = 4.0489

Left, left, left, left of the points that I can choose in my domain.0516

I chose left endpoint starting from the left.0520

The heights of the rectangles corresponded to f(1), f(2), f(3), f(4).0523

It was the distance from 1 to 2 × the height at the left endpoint.0550

This base × that, this base × that, this base × this, this base × that.0555

Let us do the same thing, same graph, I pick x², same number of rectangles 4.0566

But let us use 4 different rectangles, but all over the same domain.0571

Let us do this again, let us go back to blue.0578

Let us do this again but choose 4.0588

Let us choose a different 4 rectangles.0600

A different 4 rectangles but still 4 rectangles.0606

I have got my drawing again, I got my x² graph.0622

I have 1, I have 5, midpoint, midpoint, midpoint.0630

Now I have got 1, 2, 3, 4.0636

This time, I’m going to choose these rectangles.0641

I have area 1, area 2, area 3, and area 4.0661

My area 1 is equal to, the base of the rectangle is still just 1.0670

I will go ahead and do this in red.0676

Is still 1, it is 1 ×, but this time I’m going to take, notice the height of the rectangle is this height right here.0677

That is f(2), it is going to be 1 × 4 = 4.0687

Area 2 is 1 × this time, it is f(3), that is my rectangle right there.0696

That is the height of my rectangle.0705

It is going to be 1 × f(3) which is going to be 1 × 9 which is 9.0709

My 3rd area is going to be 1 × f(4) which is 1 × 16 is 16.0717

My 4th rectangle, the height of the rectangle is going to be 1 × f(5) which is going to be 1 × 25, which is 25.0727

Notice this time, I have taken right endpoints, 4 for each rectangle.0742

From the right endpoint, I went up to the graph.0753

And from there, I drew my rectangle to the next x value, drew my rectangle to the next x value.0756

I add these together to get an area using right endpoints, 4 rectangles, I end up with 54.0761

I will draw a quick representation of it again.0786

This time I have got this and I have got that, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.0789

This time my rectangles are 1, 2, 3, 4.0800

It is this area, this area, this area, and this area.0807

A right 4 is an overestimate, you can see that it actually goes, here is the graph, the rectangles go above the graph.0818

It is an overestimate, that is clear to see.0831

Again, we have 4 rectangles.0839

The right endpoints, it corresponds to 5, 4, 3, and 2.0858

I will write it in order this way, but I will right it backwards.0872

X = 5, x = 4, x = 3, x = 2, to demonstrate that I actually started from the right working left.0874

The heights of the rectangles ,they correspond to f(5), f(4), f(3), and f(2).0886

The true area is something between the overestimate and the underestimate.0914

It is going to be more than 30 and less than the 54, whatever it is that we got.0927

The true area which we will call a is between these two.0933

In other words, the true area is less than or equal to a right.0946

It is greater than or equal to a left, 4 and 4.0952

This one was 30, I believe, this one was 54.0956

That much we know, we know we have an upper limit and we know we have a lower limit.0960

We know that the area is going to be somewhere in between them.0964

In general, if we want to approximate with rectangles, the area under some f(x),0971

from a point a to a point b, we can do so in two ways.1008

The first way is we can form rectangles whose height is based on a left endpoint.1024

Or we can form our rectangles whose heights are based on right endpoints.1050

Let us do a left endpoint, general scheme.1087

This is all just theory that we are throwing out here.1092

Just want to make sure that this is really solidly understood, before we actually talk about anything specific.1095

Left endpoint, our scheme is going to be as follows.1102

We have some graph, it does not matter what the graph actually looks like.1112

We have an a and we have a b.1118

In this particular case, I’m just going to choose 5.1127

Once I choose the number of rectangles, n is the number of rectangles.1130

In this case, for the sake of argument here, I’m just going to choose n = 5.1140

My Δx which is going to be the length of my base, that is just equal to the right endpoint - the left endpoint.1145

In other words, the length of the domain divided by 5.1155

That is it, I’m just breaking this up into 5 things.1160

I have got 1, 2, 3, 4, there we go.1167

I'm going to call a, x sub 1, I’m going to call this x sub 2, x sub 3, x sub 4, x sub 5.1173

B, I’m going to call x sub 6.1183

The length is just one endpoint + the Δx, whatever this is + the Δ.1188

The Δx is actually the same for all of them.1198

I take the difference between this right endpoint and this left endpoint.1200

I divide by the number of rectangles that I’m going to have under this graph, that gives me the length of the bases.1204

We are just doing left most endpoints and here is how it works.1211

Here is the procedure for doing left most endpoints.1215

You take the left most endpoint which is our a, which is we are going to call x1.1220

And then, you go up to the graph.1236

We start here, we go up to the graph.1245

The next thing we do, you go right to the next x value which is x sub 2.1251

From here, you go up to the graph, and then, you go to the right, to the next x value, that is your first rectangle.1272

Now from x2, starting at x2, you go up to the graph, that puts us here.1285

Then, you go right to the next x value which is x3.1305

You go right which is x3.1320

You keep going this way, from x3 you go up to the graph, you go to the right to the next x value.1329

That is your 3rd rectangle.1336

X4, you go up to the graph, that gives me my next rectangle.1339

It is not going to be that if you use left endpoints, you are going to be an underestimate, right endpoints overestimate.1346

That worked out that way because of the graph that we chose, x², it was that way.1353

The graph itself does not matter.1359

When you use left endpoints, you start to the left endpoint, you go up to the graph, that is your height.1360

You go up to the next x value, that is your rectangle.1366

Sometimes it is going to be above, sometimes it is going to be below, depending on the shape of the graph.1369

Now last one, from x⁵, we go up to the graph.1375

It is where we hit the graph and then we go to the right, to the next x value.1380

That is our area 1, that is our area 2, area 3, area 4, area 5.1386

We have to have this many rectangles as that.1393

We have the left endpoints that we choose because we have that many rectangles.1398

That is how many endpoints we have.1402

We have 5, in this case, x1, x2, x3, x4, x5.1405

Left endpoints, we started with a.1410

The procedures are just the same.1413

Whatever point that you choose, go up to the graph, and then go to the right until you hit the next x value.1414

That is your height, where you hit the graph.1424

That is all we are doing.1428

Now our area is just equal to a1 + a2 + a3 + a4 + a5.1429

This is equal to f(x1) × Δx, f(x1) is this, this is our Δx + f(x2) × Δ.1442

This is f(x2), this is our Δx + f(x3) × Δx + f(x4) × Δx + f(x5) × Δx.1456

I’m going to factor out the Δx, area = Δx × f(x1) + f(x2) + f(x3) + f(x4) + f(x5).1474

That is it, the Δx is the same.1499

It is the right endpoint of the domain - the left endpoint of the domain.1501

The length divided by the number of rectangles I choose.1508

Δx is the same in all cases, I can just factor it out.1511

It just becomes f(x1) + f(x2) + f(x3) + f(x4) + f(x5).1514

That gives me my 5 rectangles.1522

I have to have as many terms as I have n, that is how I keep track.1522

This is left endpoints.1529

Let us do the case with right endpoints.1534

I have a graph, I have a, I have b.1548

1, 2, 3, 4, I have broken it up into 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 sections.1552

N is equal to 5, my Δx which is the length of one section, that is b - a/5, in this case.1560

I call my ax1, this is my second point, my 3rd point, my 4th point, my 5th point.1571

B, I call my 6th point.1579

Now using right endpoints, this is right endpoints.1583

That procedure, you go to the right most endpoint which is b.1591

Nice standard procedure, you go to the rightmost endpoint which is b which is x = 6.1603

You go up to the graph, and then you go left to the next x value below it.1608

The left to the x value below it, which in this case is x sub 5.1621

That right endpoint, you go up to the graph, you go to the left until you hit this x value.1636

That is your first rectangle.1644

Now from x5, starting from x5, you go up to the graph then go left to the next x value.1648

Starting at x5, you go up to the graph, you hit here.1670

You go to the left to the next x value, that is your second area, and so on.1674

I will do one more, this one is going to be x4.1682

Notice we stop at x4.1685

From x4, you go up to where it hits the graph.1687

And then, you go to the left, that is your 3rd rectangle.1697

From x3, you go up to where it hits the graph, and then you go to the left to where your next x value.1701

That is your third rectangle.1711

From x3, you go up to where it hits the graph.1712

You go over to the next x value.1716

This last x value is a, you stop there.1720

I’m going to call this a1, this a2, a3, a4, and a5.1726

I started from the right using right endpoints.1733

For a particular interval, the last one I chose, left endpoints, now I’m choosing right endpoints.1736

The last one we do the left, left, left, left, left.1744

Now it is right, right, right, right, right, starting from the right.1747

Again, my area is equal to a1 + a2 + a3 + a4 + a5.1752

My area = Δx f(x6), Δx(x6) that gives me this area, +Δx f(x5).1765

F(x5) that gives me this area, and so on.1785

+ Δx f(x4) + Δx f(x3) + Δx f(x2).1789

Where do I stop? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 terms, that is where I stop.1800

My area = Δx × f(x6) f(x5) f(x4), this is all just notation here for something that is clear geometrically.1806

I'm just taking a height × width.1822

F(x4) + f(x3), this is all just algebra because we need to turn geometry into algebra.1825

F(x2), that is that.1833

The rectangles that I got, if I’m choosing right endpoints and going up to the graph,1841

are not the same as the rectangles that I choose from the left going to the left endpoints.1846

We want to see that, let us superimpose them.1851

Let us go back to blue.1857

These left endpoint rectangles are not the same as the right endpoint rectangles.1861

We want to make sure you see that.1888

Here is how, nice and big.1893

We have our function, we have a, we have b, breaking it up into 5.1903

1, 2, 3, 4, this is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 left endpoints.1908

I will do those in blue.1915

Starting from the far most left endpoint.1918

I go up to the graph, I go across, that is my first rectangle.1920

This is x1, this is x2, x3, x4, x5.1926

B, of course is x6.1934

From x2, I go up to the graph and I go across to the right, that is my second rectangle.1937

From x3, I go up to the graph, I go to the right, I come down.1944

At x4 I go up to the graph, go there, and I come down.1949

Go up the graph there and I come down.1955

Those are my left endpoint rectangles, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.1958

Now I begin with the rightmost endpoint, I’m going to do this in red.1964

From the right most endpoint, from here, I go up to the graph, it is here, and I go to the left, that is my first rectangle.1967

I go up to hit the graph, it is my second rectangle.1980

I go up to hit the graph, my 3rd rectangle.1987

Go up to hit the graph, it is my 4th rectangle.1992

I go up to hit the graph, it is my 5th rectangle.1997

The ones in red, those are the right endpoints.2002

The ones in blue, those are my left endpoints.2017

They are different, they are going to give me different numbers.2021

I wanted to make sure that you knew that they were different rectangles.2027

One of them starting with left endpoints going up to the graph going across.2030

The other for the right endpoints, I’m starting from the right going up and cutting across.2035

Let us give the general form, let us go back to blue.2044

In general, for any n, I’m not going to specify what n is.2048

For any n there are n + 1 x values.2059

N is the number of rectangles.2074

If you decide that you are going to do 5 rectangles, you are going to have six points total.2079

x1, x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, that is going to be your a x2, x3, x4, x5, and then b.2087

Let us draw this out.2097

We have our general graph of any function, this is our f(x), no matter what it is.2106

We have our a that is going to be our x1.2112

We go all the way to our b, this is going to be our x n + 1.2117

In other words, if I choose n rectangles, my b is actually my x n + 1 terms.2123

If I choose 10 rectangles, a is my x1, b is going to be my x sub 11.2131

If I choose 30 rectangles, b is going to be my x31.2136

However, I break it up.2149

Δx is equal to b - a divided by n.2152

Final point of the domain, initial point of the domain.2160

I subtract them, that gives me the distance.2164

I divide by the number of rectangles that I choose, that gives me my Δx which is the length of the base of one of my rectangles.2166

Left endpoint, area is equal to Δx × f(x1) f(x2), all the way to f(x sub n).2174

My right endpoint, area is going to be Δx which is the same but this time it is going to be f(x2) + f(x3) f(x) n + 1.2194

If I start from the left, it is going to be this, this, this, this, this, this, this.2216

If I start from the right, it is going to be this, this, this, this, this, this, this.2222

It does not include the x1.2227

If I go from left, it does not include the x n + 1.2230

That is why it ends at x sub n.2233

It ends here from going to the left.2236

Going from the right, it includes everything except it ends here.2238

It does not include that one, that is what is going on.2243

This is the definition of the left endpoint area.2247

This is the definition of the right endpoint area.2250

As you take more rectangles, that is n higher and higher, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50,2257

clearly your Δx is going to get smaller because you are divided b - a/ Δ n.2273

N higher and higher, you get a better approximation of the true area.2278

That make sense, you are taking thinner rectangles so there is not as much a gap up near the graph.2295

Let us start again here, let us erase this.2312

As you take more and more rectangles, n higher and higher, you get better approximations to the true area.2317

We define the true area as the limit as we take n, the number of rectangles, to infinity.2336

That is what we do in calculus, we always take something to infinity.2358

N to infinity of the left endpoint area or the right endpoint area.2363

Once you form that thing, the left endpoint area, right endpoint area, with Δx and f(x),2372

once you have a function, that is going to be some function of n, you take n to infinity.2378

Our definition is this, the true area = the limit as n goes to infinity of the right,2384

a true = the limit as n goes to infinity of the left.2401

It can be shown, it can be demonstrated, which you will do if you are a math major and2410

you go on to take some course called analysis,2413

you have to go to demonstrate that these two limits end up being the same.2416

It make sense, remember when we first started this lesson, we had a lower sum of 30.2420

And then, we have an upper sum of 54.2426

If I went a little higher, let us say to 10 rectangles, I will be a little bit more than 30, I will be a little bit less than 54.2429

There is going to be some number that they are going to converge to,2435

as the number of rectangles become smaller and smaller.2438

That is the true area, that is what we have done.2440

We found an upper sum, we found a lower sum.2443

If we take n smaller and smaller rectangles, the lower sum is going to rise, the upper sum is going to drop.2447

There is going to be some point where they are going to meet.2452

It can be shown that these two limits are equal and the limit is the true area.2456

It gets even more interesting than that.2484

In fact, for your x sub 1, x sub 2, x sub 3, and so on,2486

you can actually choose any point between an x sub n and x sub n + 1.2505

In other words, for any rectangle, you do not have to pick a left endpoint or a right endpoint,2522

that is just very systematic because it gives us a systematic procedure for doing things.2527

You can actually choose any point you want in there, it absolutely does not matter.2532

For every different rectangle, you can choose a different point.2535

It is better if you just choose the same point consistently, either left or right, or midpoint is often a good one that we use.2539

The truth is that you can choose any point you want.2546

It does not have to be left or right endpoints, it can be midpoints which is used often.2561

Often case is when you take the midpoint, you actually get a better approximation.2591

You get an approximation, and then you take the limit as n goes to infinity.2594

You get your particular area.2599

Let us finish this off with a discussion of something called the sigma notation.2604

Let me go back to blue here.2610

Sigma notation is a shorthand notation, you have seen it before back in algebra, pre calculus, things like that.2612

It is a shorthand notation for long sums.2620

We do not wand to write out, f(x1) Δx, we need a shorthand notation for that.2623

Let us go ahead.2631

The left area of n, we said was equal to Δx × f(x1) f(x2) +…+ f(x sub n).2632

In sigma notation, it looks like this.2649

The sum I to n, i is the index.2653

1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, it goes up to however many you want to add.2658

It is going to be Δx f(x sub i).2667

That is it, you put i1 in for here, that is the 1st term.2671

And then, you go 2, that is the 2nd term.2677

The 3, that is the 3rd term.2680

All the way to n, that is the last term.2682

This is where the index starts and this is where the index stops.2688

If right, n is equal to, we said that the right one, the right endpoint was f(x2) + f(x3) + f(x) n + 1.2709

Let us actually do it so you can read it.2729

That sigma notation, the sum i goes from 1 to n, Δx (x) i + 1.2736

We said that the area was the limit as n goes to infinity of ar n.2754

Which was the same as the limit as n goes to infinity of the al n.2768

Area = the limit as n goes to infinity.2774

How is this for a pretty intimidating looking thing, Δx f(x sub i).2781

Let me put the left one first and let me put the right one next.2796

Left are x sub i = the limit as n goes to infinity.2800

I just put this in for this here.2807

1 to n, Δx f(x sub i) + 1.2815

This is how we do it.2828

You form this thing, you sum it up, you get some expression in n, and then, you take n into infinity, that gives you your area.2830

That is what we are ultimately going to do.2839

Again, this is all the theoretical stuff.2840

What is important, what I want you to take from this lesson is the idea of a rectangle.2842

Choose your left endpoints, go up to the graph, go over.2847

Building your rectangles, that is what is important.2850

Or right endpoints, or midpoints, whatever it is.2853

For whatever point that you choose, you are going to go up to the graph and you are going to build your rectangle from there.2857

That is what is really important here.2862

As long as you can understand where this came from, that this is the base of the rectangle and2866

these are the heights of the rectangles, that is all that is necessary.2870

The rest it just tedious notation.2874

Let us finish it off by saying, when you have to explicitly solve something like,2877

the limit as n goes to infinity of the sum from 1 to n of Δx f(x sub n),2903

the first thing you are going to do is work from the inside out, like everything else in math.2916

I know it is notation but notation is just a shorthand for telling you what to do, it is just an algorithm.2931

This says, the first thing you want to do is first find an expression for this.2937

First, find an expression for this, for whatever it is.2944

If they give you an f, you find a Δx.2948

Remember, Δx = b - a/ n.2951

Second, if there is a closed form expression for this sum, which are often will be for our purposes,2957

you calculate the sum, calculate this expression.2994

When you calculate it, it is going to make the sum go away.3000

In other words, there is a way of finding what the sum of something is often.3003

Not always, but often.3008

The last thing you do, whatever expression you get, you take the limit as n goes to infinity.3009

You know how to do limits.3017

You take the limit as n goes to infinity of the expression you just got.3024

Do not worry, we are going to be doing example problems.3042

You are left with the answer which is your area.3046

I will go to go ahead end this lesson here.3052

The next lesson is going to be the example problems for this particular discussion.3055

Thank you so much for joining us here at www.educator.com.3059

We will see you next time, bye.3061

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