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Upper Sum


For a given function $f(x)$ over a partition of a given interval, the upper sum is the sum of box areas $f(x_k^*)\Delta x_k$ using the greatest value of the function $f(x_k^*$) in each subinterval $\Delta x_k$.

See also Lower Sum, Riemann Integral, Upper Integral

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