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Homework Help: Area of a triangle w/calculus?

  1. Jan 29, 2008 #1
    consider a triangle with the given vertices. (0,0), (5,2), (-1,6) Use calculus to find the area of the triangle.
    Not quite sure how to do this..
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 29, 2008 #2
    draw the graph and think about which line you want the area under and from which limits (you definitely need to integrate)
  4. Jan 30, 2008 #3
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