Standard-Slope Integration: A New Approach to Numerical Integration
by Peter James Italia, MD
The integral (or antiderivative) has long been used to determine the area under a curve, but finding the antiderivative can be a challenge. Other methods of integration can be cumbersome and give only a crude estimate of the actual area. Standard-slope integration is a fast, easy, and accurate method of numerical integration with results that are on par with those of classical integration methods.