[R] Inverting integration
David Scott
d.scott at auckland.ac.nz
Mon Nov 10 03:29:09 CET 2008
On Sun, 9 Nov 2008, Yan (Daniel) Zhao wrote:
> Suppose I have a function f(x) (say, f(x)=exp(sin(x)), how do I find the
> number y such that the integral of f(x) on the interval of (-infinity, y) is
> equal to a specified number, say, .8?
>
> Thanks,
> Yan
>
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