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## Approximating areas with Riemann sums

# Understanding the trapezoidal rule

AP Calc: LIM‑5 (EU), LIM‑5.A (LO), LIM‑5.A.1 (EK), LIM‑5.A.2 (EK), LIM‑5.A.3 (EK), LIM‑5.A.4 (EK)

Walk through an example using the trapezoid rule, then try a couple of practice problems on your own.

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