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curve problems?

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  2. Luigi0210
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    Do you know what the graph looks like?

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  3. Dodo1
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    No, I have no idea!

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  4. Luigi0210
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    Well it might be a good idea to sketch a graph

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  5. Dodo1
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    would it possible to solve the problem without a graph?

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    would it be

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  7. Luigi0210
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    Well yes but it be a bit harder since we don't know which graph is higher

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  8. Dodo1
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    oh i see... how do you draw a graph

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  9. Luigi0210
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    wait, are you finding total area or net area?

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    it says find the area between the curves?

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  11. Luigi0210
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    If I'm not mistaken then the graphs should look like this when graphed |dw:1366855841011:dw|

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    sin and cos graph?

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  13. Luigi0210
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    Uhm no, the ends of the graph go off into infinity after they have intersected

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  14. Dodo1
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    Oh.

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  15. Luigi0210
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    Now, do you notice anything about the two graphs?

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    -they get smaller and smaller? -they intersects

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    Well yes but also they are reflections of one another

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    Yes,

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    So that means that whatever area on graph has the other has the opposite area. Such as -x and x.

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    Yes,

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    So that means the area would be zero

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    the answer is zero?

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    i thought i need more calculations

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  24. Luigi0210
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    Well you could if you want but the answer would still be zero. These two graphs are going to cancel each others area out

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    i entered zero into the answer but it tells me that it was wrong

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    Well let's solve it right now, do you know how to set it up as an integral?

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    No, I have no idea!!

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    @Luigi0210

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  29. Luigi0210
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    Sorry I was trying to evaluate the problem

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  30. Luigi0210
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    but anyways we would set up the problem like this: \[\int\limits_{0}^{9} (x^3-14x^2+45x)-(-x^3+14x^2-45x) dx\]

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    I'm betting that they want you to set up two different integrals...based on the two enclosed regions.

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    so between...= minus. i got it

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    Setting up two equations would take a bit longer

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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=area+between+x^3-14x^2%2B45x+and+-x^3%2B14x^2-45x

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    whats next step?

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  36. Luigi0210
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    The answer I got was 253/2..

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    *243/2

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    the answer was wrong but thanks for ur help!

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  39. Luigi0210
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    I'm sorry I couldn't help you solve it..

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    No thanks for your time!

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