Originally Posted by
KDonicki I have two problems I need help on:
1. Find the area of the region lying to the right of x=(y^2)-5 and the left of x=3-(y^2).
I determined that the limits of integration would be [-5, 3] and then I tried to integrate ((y^2)-5)-(3-(y^2)), but I keep getting a REALLY large unrealistic number,
First have you sketched the curves?
Code:
EuMathT code to sketch curves
>y=-6:0.1:6;
>
>x1=y^2-5;
>x2=3-y^2;
>
>
>xplot(x1,y);
>hold on;plot(x2,y);
>hold off
>
Sketch attached.
So you see that you need to integrate:
RonL