I have tried this: I need to find the area of the region enclosed by Y= x^2 - 1 and Y = x + 5.

What I have :

x^2 - 1 = x +5

x^2 - x - 6 =0

(x-3)(x+2) = 0

-2, 3

?

is the correct? i am not sure

- Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:40 pm
- Forum: Calculus
- Topic: need help with finding the area of regions
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I have tried this: I need to find the area of the region enclosed by Y= x^2 - 1 and Y = x + 5.

What I have :

x^2 - 1 = x +5

x^2 - x - 6 =0

(x-3)(x+2) = 0

-2, 3

?

is the correct? i am not sure

What I have :

x^2 - 1 = x +5

x^2 - x - 6 =0

(x-3)(x+2) = 0

-2, 3

?

is the correct? i am not sure