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# Estimate the numerical value of $\displaystyle \int_0^\infty e^{-x^2}\ dx$ by writing it as the sum of $\displaystyle \int_0^4 e^{-x^2}\ dx$ and $\displaystyle \int_4^\infty e^{-x^2}\ dx$. Approximate the first integral by using Simpson's Rule with $n = 8$ and show that the second integral is smaller than $\displaystyle \int_4^\infty e^{-4x}\ dx$, which is less than 0.0000001.

## $\int_{0}^{\infty} e^{-x^{2}} d x \approx 0.886196$

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