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Area between two curves; choosing when to integrate with x or y?

  1. Sep 9, 2014 #1
    Hello!

    I'm having some trouble determining, when trying to find the area between two curves, when to integrate with respect to y or respect to x, given two equations only?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Sep 9, 2014 #2

    SteamKing

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    You should always draw a sketch of the two curves and decide which would be the easier integration: w.r.t. x or w.r.t. y.
     
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