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dakotajason27
 2 years ago
Find the total area of the region between the curve and the x axis. Y=x^34x 2<_x<_2
dakotajason27
 2 years ago
Find the total area of the region between the curve and the x axis. Y=x^34x 2<_x<_2

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dakotajason27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont think my teacher wants us to integrate it! is there an alternate way?

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can use a summation of areas of rectangles under the graph. dw:1354592872973:dw Width of each rectangle will be: \[w={{ba}\over n}\]Where b=right limit=2 a=left limit=2 n=number of rectangles. Then: \[\sum_{n=1}^{n} w f(a+wn)\] But because the graph goes into the negative you'll need to find the area of 2<=x<=0 and add on the area of 0<=x<=2 to get the total area.

dakotajason27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright ill give it a shot thanks!

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you don't understand any part, just ask. Good Luck
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