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    Area below a curve

    Hi,

    Can someone show me a worked solution for working out hte area below a curve. I am stuck on this exercise!

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by elephunk View Post
    Hi,

    Can someone show me a worked solution for working out hte area below a curve. I am stuck on this exercise!

    Thanks

    Integrate the function, using the two x given x-coords as your upper and lower limits.

    Area =  \int_{1.23}^{3.39} x^2 dx

    And remember that a definite integral is defined by:

     \int_{a}^{b}f(x)dx = [F(x)]^b_a = F(b)-F(a)
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