# Newton-Cotes formulas

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## Newton-Cotes formulas

[′nüt·ən ′kōts ‚fȯr·myə·ləz] (mathematics)

Approximation formulas for the integral of a function along a small interval in terms of the values of the function and its derivatives.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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