1. anonymous

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2. anonymous

the points are (-5,-2) (-3,2) (0,1) (2,1) and (4,-1)

3. anonymous

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4. anonymous

5. anonymous

@Meepi do you not know how to do it???

6. amistre64

since the lines are straight, you just find the area between the lines and the x axis along the stated interval

7. amistre64

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8. amistre64

|dw:1361221073804:dw| id just determine the area of a rectangle and a triangle ....

9. anonymous

|dw:1361221877387:dw| If that is what you meant, than you have $f(0) = 1, \text{so}\\ \int_{-3}^01\;dt=t|_{-3}^0=0-(-3)=3$

10. anonymous