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anonymous
 5 years ago
how do you find the area between two curves?
anonymous
 5 years ago
how do you find the area between two curves?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0integrate between them

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lets turn the curves into lines...straight horizontal lines and see what happens :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we bind them between x=0 and some other value like x=10 we get a square or rectangle shape right?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like this; how would we determine the area of the orange part?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we would take the area of the whole thing from the x axis to the top "function". and subtract the area that is defined by the x axis to the bottom "function"....right?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Total area  grey area = orange area...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you find the upper function?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the upper function tends to be defined; they give you 2 curves and say find the area between them right?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you dont know the "upper" function off hand, just pick one; and if your area is negative, then you choose the wrong one :) tell me: does: 58 = 3? 85 = 3? same numbers, different order just produce a spurious ()

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you decide to take the absolutle value of whichever way you do: 3 then it really doesnt matter :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the whole are is 10, and the part to take away is 4: 104 = 6 which is correct. but if you switch them its no big deal really since area is not negative to begin with. 4  10 = 6 gives an area, its just been done backwards...6 is what you want

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does that make sense?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you just guess and check to find which one is the upper function?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and then once you have found it, you subtract it from the lower function?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you cant tell the difference between the two, then yeah :) Youll know your backwards when you get a () area between two curves because thats just silly :) tell me, between me and you is there negative distance?
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