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Sketch the region enclosed by the given curves. Decide whether to integrate.

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Homework Statement


Sketch the region enclosed by the given curves. Decide
whether to integrate with respect to x or y. Draw a typical approximating
rectangle and label its height and width. Then find the
area of the region.

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My result gave me an answer "-20". The area cannot be negative, please check my answer for a mistake?
 

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If you want to find the area between two curves f(x) and g(x), how do you know whether to integrate f(x)-g(x) or g(x)-f(x)? Use your graph.
 
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OK, I got it. This is my try. Thank you.
 

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Yes, that's right.
 

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