Find the area between the x-axis and y = -x3 - 4x on [-5,5].

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- Nov 29th 2008, 07:20 AMab32finding area!! NEED MAJOR HELP!!
Find the area between the x-axis and y = -x3 - 4x on [-5,5].

- Nov 29th 2008, 07:53 AMrunning-gag
Hello

If you mean the algebraic area (integral between -5 and 5 of -x^3-4x) then the answer is 0 because -x^3-4x is an uneven function y(-x)=-y(x)