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The Region Between Two Curves

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This activity is an application of integration. Students use calculus to find the area of a region and the volumes of solids generated by the region. They use the CAS of their TI-89 and calculus to determine the exact answers.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to TI-89/TI-89 Titanium and TI-92 Plus/Voyage.

During the Activity

The document attached is the activity guide. Provide each student with a printed copy of this document.

After the Activity

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