Riemann Sums

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Riemann Integration is one of the simplest integrations that lays down the foundations of Calculus. It approximates the area under a curve as a sum of the areas of infinitely many rectangles. In the following animation produced with Matplotlib's Animation API we can observe this phenomena.

Animation of the Riemann Sum
Animation: Approximating Pi using the Riemann Sums

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