Posted by **sara ** on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:05am.

A computer takes 2 seconds to compute a particular definite integral accurate to 4 decimal places. Approximately how long does it take the computer to get 12 decimal places of accuracy using each of the LEFT, MID, and SIMP rules?

Round your answers to one decimal place.

(a) LEFT ¡Ö years

(b) MID ¡Ö hours

(c) SIMP ¡Ö minutes

- calc 2 -
**J**, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:18am
(a) LEFT

For left hand or right hand rule, every extra digit requires 10 times of work. 4 digit needs 2 second. From 4 to 12, it has 8 digits. 2 * 10^(8) seconds / 60 /60 /24 /365 = 6.3 years

(b) MID

For midpoint rule, every 2 digit requires 10 times of work.

2 * 10^(8/2) /60 /60 = 5.6 hours

(c) SIMP

Each 4 digits requires 10 times of work.

2 * 10^(8/4) /60 = 3.3 mins.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- computer science - A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about...
- math - round result to two decimal places...the answer i have is: 7.023 so two ...
- Business Statistics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey ...
- Math (Confused, no idea where to begin) - The voltage V across a charged ...
- math - A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about 8MB of data...
- engineering - A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about 8MB ...
- computer science - Current implementations of the ‘WiMAX’ wireless technology ...
- calculus - The maker of an automobile advertises that it takes 10 seconds to ...
- math - A rolling stone may take two different paths. On path 1, it takes 10 ...
- Integrated Math 1 - A rolling stone may take two different paths. On path 1, it ...

More Related Questions