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

Find the area of the region that is inside the circle r = 6cos(theta) but outside the cardoid r = 2 + 2cos(theta)

2. Relevant equations

r = 6·cosθ

r = 2 + 2·cosθ

3. The attempt at a solution

intersections of the two curves.

6·cosθ = 2 + 2·cosθ → 4·cosθ = 2

cosθ = 1/2 → θ = ±π/3

Can someone finish the integral for me, i'm not good at integrals, this is as far as i can get. thanks for any help.

A = 2 x (1/2) ∫ [(6·cosθ)² - (2 + 2·cosθ)²] dθ

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# Homework Help: Cardoid area

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