Education Technology

Area Between Curves

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

This activity will illustrate the idea of using the definite integral to represent the area bounded by two curves.

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.

Students will:

  • Be able to determine the area between two curves.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary