[R] Area Under a Curve

From: stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 18:38:27 -0400

I would like to integrate the area under a curve without any smoothing or the like- just on the raw numbers. I looked at integrate() but it requires a function which I assume means something like x+x^2+x^3

is there a built in function in R for this?

#let's say
x <- seq(1:50)
y <- seq(1:50)
# the are would be 1250
# I would like to be able to do this but on more complicated numeric sets of
points say dissolved oxygen mass



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