Precalculus : Find the Area Using Limits

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Example Questions

Example Question #7 : Area Under A Curve

What is the area under the curve of the function

from  to .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


The area under the curve of the function  is the definite integral from  to .

Remember when integrating, we will increase the exponent by one and then divide the whole term by the value of the new exponent.

From here, we find the difference between the function values of the boundaries.

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