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AmTran_Bus

  • one year ago

Estimate the area of the shaded region of the graph?

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  1. AmTran_Bus
    • one year ago
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    Answer choices: 12 10.5 6.9 8.5 7.4 12.5

  2. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    I'd count the squares.... to get an estimate

  3. AmTran_Bus
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    Well, so 2 are completely shaded, in total, would you say 6.9?

  4. campbell_st
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    wow, I thought about 5 squares... but that's not a choice

  5. AmTran_Bus
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    Yea, thats why I was wanting a second opinion.

  6. campbell_st
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    well they are rectangles not square... so do you know any other information..?

  7. AmTran_Bus
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    Wait, it says use trap. rule with n=4. Totally missed that.

  8. campbell_st
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    so if the rectangles are 1 x 1.5, which would appear to be close, then the area of 1 is 1.5 sq units so 5 x 1.5 = 7.5 so that gives you 2 to choose from...

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