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Tonyt88

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## Homework Statement

Using the integral of (-y/2)dx + (x/2)dy

Calculate the area inside the limacon with polar equation:

r = 5 - 3sin(theta)

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

No idea where to begin.

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Tonyt88

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Using the integral of (-y/2)dx + (x/2)dy

Calculate the area inside the limacon with polar equation:

r = 5 - 3sin(theta)

No idea where to begin.

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tim_lou

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Tonyt88

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x = r cos(theta)

y = r sin(theta)

Solve for dx/d(theta) and dy(theta)

Integrate from 0 to 2(pi) and that should go well? :)

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