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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 32 (2002), Issue 8, Pages 491-500

Perturbations of an Ostrowski type inequality and applications

Department of Mathematics, University of Split, Teslina 12/III, Split 21000, Croatia

Received 28 December 2001

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Two perturbations of an Ostrowski type inequality are established. New error bounds for the mid-point, trapezoid, and Simpson quadrature rules are derived. These error bounds can be much better than some recently obtained bounds. Applications in numerical integration are also given.