# Finding the area between curves

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## Homework Statement

find the area bounded by:
y=X^2-2x
y=X+4

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried solving the problem more than once, but i keep getting a wrong answer.
my teacher said the answer should be 125/6 and I keep getting 99/6, so can you please check my work and tell me what I did wrong. thank you.

## The Attempt at a Solution

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eumyang
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At the very end, it should be
$$\frac{112}{6} - \left( -\frac{13}{6} \right)$$
not
$$\frac{112}{6} - \frac{13}{6}$$

oh good eyes. thank you so much for pointing that out for me. thank you