Find the total area enclosed by the curves and
I drew out the graph I just am not sure how to do this would problem. Or how to integrate absolute values.
Thanks to anyone who can help!
Hello, Casas4!
If, as you say, you drew the graph,
. . I don't understand your difficulty.
Find the total area enclosed by the curves: .$\displaystyle \begin{array}{c}y \:=\:|x| \\ y \:=\:x^2-2 \end{array}$
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Due to the symmetry, the area is: .$\displaystyle 2 \times \int^2_0\bigg[x - (x^2-2)\bigg]\,dx$