Decide whether to integrate with respect to x or y. Then find the area of the region
i used the formula:
not sure what to do next
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Originally Posted by viet You almost had it.
But if by the fundamental theorem of calculus.
If you change it to this it should work.
You could also exploit the symmetry to get
Last edited by fgn; Dec 7th 2006 at 03:05 PM.
Originally Posted by fgn If you change it to this it should work. i understand that part, but not sure how to get the answer from here
Viet isn't the only one looking for help on this particular problem. I know a couple of others are as well. Can anyone help us through this problem step by step?
Originally Posted by viet i understand that part, but not sure how to get the answer from here So far so good!
It's good if you try to learn the derivatives of the elementary functions.
From this you get
And your integral becomes
I hope you can take it from here.
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