I need the help of all you math folks out there...I'm working on a bonus assignment in my calculus 2 class. Here's the problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Suppose the curve y=f(x) passes through the origin and the point (1,1). Find the value of the integral of f'(x) dx from 0 to 1.

I thought this question just wanted a restatement of the fundamental theorem of calculus. But since it's a bonus problem, I know that there has to be something tricky here. It does ask for a "value".

Obviously this curve can take any shape, so there's no general formula for the area.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

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# Finding the integral of an unknown function

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