This problem is in the section of my book called "The Natural Logarithmic Function" so I am guessing that I would have to use a natural log somewhere...but anyways...the problem says:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For what values of [tex]m[/tex] do the line [tex]y=mx[/tex] and the curve [tex]y=\frac{x}{(x^2+1)}[/tex] enclose a region? Find the area of the region.

For some reason...I related this problem to an optimization problem because I thought if I could find the line with the greatest slope that is tangent to the curve, then I would know the values for which [tex]m[/tex] can be used with...but that didn't seem to use any natural logs or anything..

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# Homework Help: Area - Riemann Sum/Integration problem

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