Find the area of the region that is outside the graph of the first equation and inside the graph of the second equation.

1. r=2

2. r= 4cosx

(x = theta)

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- Jul 29th 2009, 10:23 PMclev88Area of region bounded by polar equation
Find the area of the region that is outside the graph of the first equation and inside the graph of the second equation.

1. r=2

2. r= 4cosx

(x = theta) - Jul 30th 2009, 01:34 AMDeMath
So

Let .

Find the intersection points of polar curves

Then, taking into account the symmetry, we have

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http://i024.radikal.ru/0907/bd/bc8fc06881e8.png - Jul 30th 2009, 05:45 AMclev88thanks
Thank you this helps!