Problem 44E

A log 10 m long is cut at 1-meter intervals and its cross-sectional areas A at a distance x from the end of the log are listed in the table. Use the Midpoint Rule with n=5 to estimate the volume of the log. x(m) A(m2) 0 0.68 1 0.65 2 0.64 3 0.61 4 0.58 5 0.59 6 0.53 7 0.55 8 0.52 9 0.50 10 0.48

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