This activity will illustrate the idea of using the definite integral to represent the area bounded by a function and the x-axis.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Be able to use the graphing calculator to find the area bounded by a function and the x-axis.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary