(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the area of the bounded region enclosed by the curves: 6x+y^2=13, x=2y

2. Relevant equations

Integration

3. The attempt at a solution

Finding the area shouldn't be too much of a problem. In this particular problem, integrating with respect to y is the better choice compared to integrating with x. If you graph out the two lines, you will see that most of the area will lie under the x axis.

My real questionis do I treat that intended area as a positive value even though its under the curve? I mean the question states find the area. Would I treat this area as negative are because its under the x axis? I don't know whether to treat it positive or negative .

Thanks for the response!

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# Homework Help: Area between curves

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