The curve is defined by the parametric equations

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Find the area of the region enclosed by the curve , the x-axis and the lines and

But answer is 9.34unit^2

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- August 22nd 2011, 07:03 AMPunchArea bounded by parametric equations
The curve is defined by the parametric equations

,

Find the area of the region enclosed by the curve , the x-axis and the lines and

But answer is 9.34unit^2 - August 22nd 2011, 07:21 AMJesterRe: Area bounded by parametric equations
If you draw a picture of the region in question, you'll find that y is negative for t = 1 to 2 then goes positive. You'll need to split your integral up into two pieces to account for that.