Find the area of the region bounded by the curves y=1/x, y=x, y=x/4 where x>0 .
Last edited by mr fantastic; Nov 28th 2008 at 08:47 PM. Reason: Clarification given by OP
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Originally Posted by Nimmy Find the area of the region y=1/x, y=x, y=x/4 x>0 . Have you drawn the graphs of each curve and hence shaded the required region? This is absolutely essential. Then you should see that the area is given by . The integral terminals come from considering the intersection points of with and .
Last edited by mr fantastic; Nov 28th 2008 at 08:47 PM. Reason: Whoops. Didn't see the x > 0.
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