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(1) Calculate the following integrals using the graphs and geometry (not the Fundamental Theorem of
Calculus):
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)
(f)
(g)
3
2xdx
3
1
(3x + 4)dx
2
8
(7 x)dx
6
4
16 x2 dx
0
3/2
sin(x)dx

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