//Simpson's 3/8th Rule for Evaluation of Definite Integrals
#include<iostream>
#include<cmath>
using namespace std;
double f(double x)
{
double a=1/(1+x*x); //write the function whose definite integral is to be calcuated here
return a;
}
int main()
{ cout.precision(4); //set the precision
cout.setf(ios::fixed);
int n,i; //n is for subintervals and i is for loop
double a,b,c,h,sum=0,integral;
cout<<"\nEnter the limits of integration,\n\nInitial limit,a= ";
cin>>a;
cout<<"\nFinal limit, b="; //get the limits of integration
cin>>b;
cout<<"\nEnter the no. of subintervals(IT SHOULD BE A MULTIPLE OF 3), \nn="; //get the no. of subintervals
cin>>n;
double x[n+1],y[n+1];
h=(b-a)/n; //get the width of the subintervals
for (i=0;i<n+1;i++)
{ //loop to evaluate x0,...xn and y0,...yn
x[i]=a+i*h; //and store them in arrays
y[i]=f(x[i]);
}
for (i=1;i<n;i++)
{
if (i%3==0)
sum=sum+2*y[i];
else
sum=sum+3*y[i];
}
integral=3*h/8*(y[0]+y[n]+sum); //3h/8*[y0+yn+3*(y1+y2+y4+...)+2*(y3+y6+y9+...+)]
cout<<"\nThe definite integral is "<<integral<<"\n"<<endl;
return 0;
}

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Hi there,

Can you also give a program for weddle’s rule?

thanks