Session 92: Integral Comparison

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Overview

Integral comparison can help determine if an improper integral converges, without calculating the integral.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

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» Clip 1: Introduction to Comparison (00:07:00)

» Accompanying Notes (PDF)

From Lecture 36 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

Worked Example

 

Confirming an Integral Converges

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

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» Clip 1: Functions Without Elementary Anti-Derivatives (00:02:00)

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From Lecture 36 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

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» Clip 2: Comparison Example (00:04:00)

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From Lecture 36 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

Recitation Video

 

Integral of xn e(-x)

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