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    Precalc Graphing/area trapazoid question

    This is due in like 2 hours its my last problem and i have no idea :\

    For any t>0, let A(t) be the area of the trapezoid bounded by the x-axis,
    y-axis, the
    line y=2x + 1 and the line x=t. Write a formula for A(t).
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    Quote Originally Posted by daman5253 View Post
    This is due in like 2 hours its my last problem and i have no idea :\

    For any t>0, let A(t) be the area of the trapezoid bounded by the x-axis,
    y-axis, the
    line y=2x + 1 and the line x=t. Write a formula for A(t).
    Hint: the area of a trapezoid is (1/2)*(sum of the lengths of the two parallel sides)*(the vertical distance between the sides)
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