# Thread: HELP w/ basic Calc question???

1. ## HELP w/ basic Calc question???

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THANKS SO MUCH <33

2. Originally Posted by DaGitt

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THANKS SO MUCH <33
calculate the following integral ...

$\int_0^{12} a(t) \, dt$

what does that tell you?

3. Originally Posted by DaGitt

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THANKS SO MUCH <33
Find the time t > 0 such that the signed area between the graph and the line t = 0 and the t-axis is equal to zero (why?).

4. why from 0 to 12 in particular?

5. Originally Posted by DaGitt
why from 0 to 12 in particular?
You've thought about what's been posted for no more than a handful of minutes. Hardly sufficient time for making an effort to understand things .... Did you read my post too?

By the way, do you know what the area under an a-t graph gives you?