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5.1 Area Between Curves

# 5.1 Area Between Curves - between 2 curves you can use in...

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Areas Between Curves Section 5.1

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Area of a Region Between 2 Curves
f g = - b a A f( x ) g( x )dx

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If 2 curves intersect at more that 2 points, then to find the area of the region between the curves, you must find all points of intersection and check to see which curve is above the other in each interval determined by these point.
In general, to determine the area

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