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## anonymous 4 years ago Area of a shaded region, posted below. I have some, dont know where to proceed.

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1. anonymous

|dw:1354517811391:dw| $\int\limits_{1/2}^{2} 1/x$

2. anonymous

thats all i have at the moment

3. anonymous

the anti derivative of 1/x = ln(x) so you evaluate this from 1/2 to 2 so its ln(2) - ln(1/2)

4. anonymous

thank you so much, i missed my anti-derivative class so i ont know when to use it

5. anonymous

the answer is 1.39

6. anonymous

np glad to help

7. anonymous

Your instructor might prefer it as $$\ln 4$$, which is exact.

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