18.01SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Single Variable Calculus

Part C: Average Value, Probability and Numerical Integration

Session 65: Bell Curve, Conclusion

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In this session we use a clever trick involving finding volumes by slices to calculate the area under the bell curve, neatly avoiding the problem of finding an antiderivative for e^{-x^2}.

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Clip 1: Area Under the Bell Curve

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Fall 2010
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