Upper Sum


For a given bounded function f(x) over a partition of a given interval, the upper sum is the sum of box areas M^*Deltax_k using the supremum M of the function f(x) in each subinterval [x_(k-1),x_k].

See also

Lower Sum, Riemann Integral, Upper Integral

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Upper Sum." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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