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Basic OperationsNumerical Equation Solving

1.6.2 Numerical Sums, Products and Integrals

Numerical sums, products and integrals.

Here is a numerical approximation to .

In[1]:= NSum[1/i^3, {i, 1, Infinity}]


NIntegrate can handle singularities at the end points of the integration region.

In[2]:= NIntegrate[1/Sqrt[x (1-x)], {x, 0, 1}]


You can do numerical integrals over infinite regions.

In[3]:= NIntegrate[Exp[-x^2], {x, -Infinity, Infinity}]


Here is a double integral over a triangular domain. Note the order in which the variables are given.

In[4]:= NIntegrate[ Sin[x y], {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, x} ]


Basic OperationsNumerical Equation Solving