Gregory R.

# Calculus 2 Help Finding the Area of the Curve

1.) Sketch the region enclosed by the curves below.
2.) Decide whether to integrate with respect to x or y.
3.) Find the area of the region.

2y=5sqrt(x), y=3, and 2y+1x=6

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Gregory R.

Thanks but that's also wrong. I'm convinced that there is no correct answer.
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09/22/16

Kenneth S.

Of course it's wrong...I see that I neglected to use the upper boundary y=3.

The problem must be done by expressing the integrand as 3 - (expression for the line) and integrating from 0 to 1. Then there's another part, that must have the integrand 3 - 2.5 sqrtx), integrated from 1 until the point where the two curves intersect, which you find by setting the integrand to zero, i.e. 3 = 2.5sqrt(x).

I believe this sets you onto the correct path.
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09/23/16

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