# Newton-Cotes formula

## English

edit### Etymology

editNamed after Isaac Newton and Roger Cotes.

### Noun

edit**Newton-Cotes formula** (*plural* **Newton-Cotes formulas** *or* **Newton-Cotes formulae**)

- (numerical analysis) Any of a group of formulas for numerical integration (quadrature) based on evaluating the integrand at equally spaced points.
- Synonym: Newton-Cotes rule