# Green's theorem- integral over an ellipse

## Homework Statement

Use Green's theorem to find the integral ∫C (y^2dx+xdy) when C is the following curve (taken counterclockwise): the ellipse x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 =1.

## Homework Equations

Green's theorem: ∫C Mdx+Ndy = ∫∫R (∂N/∂x-∂M/∂y)dA

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried parametrizing the ellipse as r(t)=(acost,bsint), but didn't know how to go on...

I don't know how to solve the double integral over the ellipse ∫∫R (1-2y)dA.

Thanks.

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