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Mean y value on a curve?

  1. Apr 24, 2006 #1
    how do i calculate the mean y value on a curve?
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  3. Apr 24, 2006 #2
    Is the function integrable? Do you know the formula for the average value of a function?
  4. Apr 24, 2006 #3
    the curve is,


    i have already found the area under the curve between two points by changing this to,


    no i don't know the formula?
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2006
  5. Apr 24, 2006 #4
    Average value of an integrable function on the closed interval [a,b] can be found via

    [tex]\frac {1}{b-a} \int_{a}^{b} f(x) dx [/tex]
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