what is the area bounded by the following curve and straight line?

Asked by  | 2nd Nov, 2008, 11:23: AM

Expert Answer:

As you would notice the graphs of this curve and tis line do not intersect.

Algebraically if you solve the quadratic given by equating the y in the two equations , you will get non real roots.

x^2 - x + 2 = 0

D = 1-8 =-7  < 0

So the area between the two is unbounded

Answered by  | 2nd Nov, 2008, 12:15: PM

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