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This Calculus with Applications online textbook chapter covers the definition and formula for this rule which uses quadratics to approximate the area under a curve, including a comparison of this and the Trapezoid Rule. Also includes an applet for finding the area under a curve using the rectangular left, rectangular right, trapezoid, and Simpson's Rule.
Course: 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
Instructor: Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman
Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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