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Find the area of the region bounded by the y-axis, the line y=6, and the line y = 1/2x.

Guest Nov 17, 2018
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This area will form a  right riangle

 

We can find one leg as follows

 

6  = (1/2)x     multiply both sides by 2

 

12  = x

 

The other leg  = 6

 

And the area of a right triangle =    product of the legs / 2   =

 

[ 12 * 6 ] /   2      =

 

72  / 2  =

 

36 units^2  

 

Here's a graph : https://www.desmos.com/calculator/0vjigygyh7

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 17, 2018
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Do you have to sign up in Desmos to share a graph link? I tried to share one, but even when I plotted points on the graph, the URL was still https://www.desmos.com/calculator. (The link brought me to a empty graph)

PartialMathematician  Nov 19, 2018
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PartialMathematician,

 

Yes, I believe you do have to sign up to share graphs with others. It is free.

TheXSquaredFactor  Nov 19, 2018

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