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Area of circle using integration

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  1. Jan 13, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    2. Relevant equations

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    Found width of that rectangle. Multiply times delta h. My question is, why is the integral from -3 to 3? When I try to evaluate the integral by going h(3) - h(-3) I get 0-0. If you use 3 or -3 for h you get 0. I don't understand how to evaluate this integral?
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2016 #2
    You go from -3 to 3 because from the picture, the center is h = 0. You'll have to show your work on the integral so we can evaluate it for errors.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2016 #3
    Ooops I forgot to take the actual integral. I was just plugging in h = -3 and h = 3 into that solution. Thanks.
     
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