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Area is a quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional or three-dimensional surface or shape.

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Find the ratio of the area $EDPQ$ to the area of ABC

In triangle $ABC$,points $E$ and $D$ are on side $AC$ and point $F$ is on side $BC$ such that AE=ED=DC and $BF:FC$ =2:3. $AF$ intersects $BD$ and $BE$ at points $P$ and $Q$, respectively. Find the ...
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Three cevians in a triangle create four sub-triangles of area $1$. Find the area of a non-triangular region.

I'm having trouble proving that all the white and green areas have the same area, from there on we can obtain the answer $1+\sqrt5$ by proving that the inner red triangle points are midpoints.
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Find the area between functions $x^3=2y^2;x=0;y=-2$

Take the element of area parallel to the y axis: $$x^3=2y^2;x=0;y=-2$$ First, I isolated in terms of $y$, $$y= \pm \sqrt{x^3\over2} \\ = \pm{\sqrt2\over 2}x^{3 \over 2}$$ Since bounded by $y=-2$, ...
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Area of a region given in polar coordinates

Determine the area of the following regions given in polar coordinates: $A)$ $D=\{(r, \theta):\, 1+\cos \theta \leq r \leq 3\cos \theta \}$ $B)$ $D=\{(r, \theta):\, r\leq 3\sin \theta,\, r\leq -5.2\...
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Area between $t^2$ and $\sqrt{t}$ in interval [0,2]

This was a question of a exam that I take today. I would like to know the area between $t^2$ and $\sqrt{t}$ when t ∈ [0,2]. My answer was $\frac{1}{6}$, since there is no common area when t>1.
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Area included in the curves [closed]

What is the area included in the curves √x + √|y| = 1 and |x| + |y| = 1. I know the area the total area of the |x| + |y| = 1 is 2 units square but i cannot determine the area of the given first ...
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Find the value of $a$,the value of $b$ and the value of $c$

A rectangle has sides of length $x-3$ units and $ax^2+bx+c$ units,where $a,b,c \in \mathbb Z$. The area of the rectangle is $2x^3-13x^2+25x-12$ square units. Find the value of $a,$ the value of $b$ ...
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Getting the AREA of an OIL SPILL

How much area in $m^2$ will $200 cm^3$ of oil cover if it forms a layer of $35mm$ thick? i dont know what formula i will be using, my teacher never discussed this and i cant seem to find any on the ...
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Area between $x^3$ and $\sqrt[3]{x}$

I'm having some difficult to find the intersection between $x^3$ and $\sqrt[3]{x}$ for calculate the area between them. Could someone help me?
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How to calculate an area under $y=x^{-2}$ without integral

I need to get a formula for area under $y=x^{-2}$ for $x \in (1,a)$, where $a \in (1, +\infty)$, WITHOUT using integrals. I tried following: Let $h=\frac{a}{n}$, where $n$ is natural number of ...
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Primary school competition problem find the area of a square

Someone posted online a primary school competition problem. I solved it using the Cayley-Menger determinant (finding the answer is 169/2 after getting the length of AD being 13) but it probably isn't ...
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Area moments of a Freeman chain contour

The area moments of a polygon can be computed by generalizations of the shoelace formula for area. In particular, the first and second order moments are given by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Area - Square of Perimeter Ratio

I am currently working at a GIS (Geographical Information Systems)-related project where we have a bunch of pieces of land. I want to study whether the shape of each piece influences a target variable....
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Find the minimum value of the perimeter

Find the minimum value of the perimeter of a triangle whose area is 3 $cm^2$ I tried it using Hero rule $$A = \sqrt{s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}$$ $$9 = s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)$$ But it did not serve me well ?
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In $\triangle ABC$, we have $\angle BAC = 60^\circ$ and $\angle ABC = 45^\circ$… [closed]

In $\triangle ABC$, we have $\angle BAC = 60^\circ$ and $\angle ABC = 45^\circ$. The bisector of $\angle A$ intersects $\overline{BC}$ at point $T$, and $AT = 24$. What is the area of $\triangle ABC$? ...
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Ratio of area of a triangle to that of its medians

Let a triangle ABC have medians namely l,m,n. I can't figure out how to find the ratio of area of triangle LMN to area of triangle ABC. LMN is the triangle with sides of lengths of the three different ...
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How to find an area of a figure that's restricted by $\frac{a^3}{a^2+x^2}, a\neq0, a\in R$ and $2ay=x^2$ using definite integral

I have to find an area using definite integral, where the figure is restricted by two functions, stated in title. Can someone explain how to do that? Here is my try: So I equal the expressions to ...
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Find the area of triangle $SVW$

To find length of side $SV$ I used Pythagoras theorem which gave $SV=17$. To find angle $SVW$ I added $45$ to $90 = 135$ to find side length $SW = 17^2+24^2-2 \cdot 17 \cdot 24 \cdot \cos135=37$ and ...
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Ratio between the width of the intersection of two identical intersecting circles and radius, when the intersection is $\frac{\pi r^2}{2}$

Or more visually, if all sections of the below diagram were equal in area and the circles are identical, what is the ratio of s and r, or what is s in terms of r. I came up with an equation using ...
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How is land area calculated when the ellipsoidal shape of the Earth cannot be neglected?

I was curious as to how the land area of a state such as Colorado could be calculated. I understand the area of a 2D rectangle can be calculated using the formula width times length. However, I was ...
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Area of Portion of Sphere from a inside Cube

The late painter Maqbool Fida Husain once coloured the surface of a huge hollow steel sphere, of radius $1$ metre, using just two colours, Red and Blue. As was his style however, both the red and blue ...
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What does $\int_\mathbb{R^d}$ means in terms of limits

This might be a silly question, but please help me understand that does the limits of the following expression. The left-hand-side is the actual expression, while the right-hand-side is my ...
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Find area of cross section of cylinder by the plane $x$

I am working on my scholarship exam practice (assume high school/pre-university math background) and I think I got half way through but I am not sure how I could continue. Let $r$ be a positive ...
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Triangles area related problem

The question is :- In $\Delta ABC$ , $X$ and $Y$ are points on the sides $AC$ and $BC$ respectively .If $Z$ is on the segment $XY$ such that $ \frac {AX}{XC}=\frac {CY}{YB}=\frac {XZ}{ZY}$ ....
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Area of $y^2=x^2(a^2-x^2)$

Im trying to find the area of $y^2=x^2(a^2-x^2)$ where $a>0$. From my calculations it seems to be $$ 2\int_{0}^{a} x\sqrt{a^2 - x^2}dx=\frac{2}{3}a^3, $$ but I am not sure if it is right.
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Area of a Polygon in a Polygon

I'm dealing with a regular polygon with 7 corners. In this polygon is another polygon defined by connecting one point with the two opposite points of the same polygon. I made a small sketch of the ...
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Maximum total area of n non-intersect circles?

Given n points on the x-axis, we give arbitrary radius for each point such that each constructed circle doesn't overlap another constructed circle from another point. Which means these circles do not ...
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Is it possible to cover all circle area with infinite lines starting from the center? [closed]

Is it possible to cover all area of a circle of radius r>0 with infinite lines starting from the center?
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Area of the region $\{(x,y):0\leq x \leq 1, 0 \leq y\leq 1, 3/4\leq x+y\leq 3/2\}$

Find the area of the region $\{(x,y):0\leq x \leq 1, 0 \leq y\leq 1, 3/4\leq x+y\leq 3/2\}$ (using definite integration). I cannot understand how to find this area. I have graphed the lines and found ...
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Can I say that Integration can be equal to the formula of finding the area of a right triangle?

Let us have a certain function like $f(x)=x$ In the world of integration, can I say that $\int_{0}^bxdx=\frac{1}{2}(b)(f(b))$? Because if you look at graph of function x, it would look like something ...
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Surface area of melting ice block

A cubic block of ice is melting and retains its cubic shape as it melts. Its volume (in $\rm m^3$) at time $t$ is given by $$ V = 4000-2000 \cdot e^{0.01t}$$ As the ice melts, the bottom ...
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Area of the common region of three circles.

Find the area of the region that is common to the circles $r = 1$, $r = 2 \cos θ$, and $r = 2 \sin θ$. I tried many ways to get the common region, but it seems impossible to eliminate to that point, ...
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Area under curve given a set $\{ [x, y] \in \mathbb{R^2} \ | \ 0 \le x \le 1 \ \& \ 0 \le y \le x \arctan^2 x\}$

Evaluate area under the curve for: $\{ [x, y] \in \mathbb{R^2} \ | \ 0 \le x \le 1 \ \& \ 0 \le y \le x \arctan^2 x\}$ I know that to find the area under a curve of a function from a to b, ...
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find area of kite given side length

Circle with two tangent lines Above is the picture in question. A circle is given, center (-2,4) and a point outside the circle (0,10) is shown. Asked to calculate the area of the quadrilateral ABCD, ...
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Calculating the area between two functions expressed in polar coördinates

I have the following to polar coördinates: $r=1+\cos(\theta)$ and $r=3\cos(\theta)$. The question is to calculate the area in side $r=1+\cos(\theta)$ and outside $r=3\cos(\theta)$. I know I need to ...
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Grazing area for a goat around a circle.

I am doing this math question and i am really confused on how to approach it. This is the question: A retired mathematics professor has decided to raise a goat. He owns a silo and a barn. The barns ...
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calculating the area in polar coördinates

I have difficulties calculating the area and setting the right boundaries of the following polar coördinates: $$r=2(1+cos(\theta) ) $$ Thanks in advance
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Find the area of a sphere inside a function

I want to find the area of the portion of the sphere $x^2+y^2+z^2=4z$ inside the function $x^2+y^2=z$ using double integrals. The graph would be something like this: Because of the nature of this ...
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Is this result already a known theorem in geometry?

I have been playing around with geometry and I found that: Let two perpendicular lines intersect at a point that is inside a circle. Then the area of the quadrilateral formed by the vertices made by ...
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Find the area limited by 4 curves, using change of variables

I'm trying to show that the area bound by the curves $r^2= 3\cos(2\theta)$, $r^2= 4\cos(2\theta)$, $r^2= 3\sin(2\theta)$, $r^2= 4\sin(2\theta)$ in the first quadrant is equal to $$A= \frac{10 - 7\...
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Finding area of triangle given ray of altitude

three altitude intersecting each other at H. Find the area of triangle ABC My attempt feel like cheating a little bit, I let BA = $\dot{\vec{C}}$, AC = $\dot{\vec{B}}$ and CB = $\dot{\vec{A}}$ then ...
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Find area under $y= x^2 - x^4$ from x=-1 to x=0 using the Riemann sum

I'm trying to find the area under $y= x^2 - x^4$ from $x=-1$ to $x=0$ using the Riemann sum. This is what I've done so far: $\Delta x = 1/n$ $x_i =-1 + i/n$ $A = R_n = \lim_{n\to \infty} {\sum_{i=...
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Maximization problems

I am in a introductory course of calculus in several variables and i have these problems. A farmer wants to build a corral with pentagonal form(not regular) that is formed by the union of a rectangle ...
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using partial derivations to get the approximate error for this problem

The area of a triangle is $A=\frac{1}{2}a*b*sin(c)$ $𝑎*𝑏* sin( 𝑐)$, where $a$, $b$ are two sides of the triangle and $c$ is the included angle. In surveying a triangular plot of land, $a$ and $b$ ...
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Estimating Area Exam Question

Pieces of turf are 1m long by 0.5m wide. Each piece costs £3.79 . $1 * 0.5 = 0.5\text m^2$ a)Estimate the cost of turf required to cover these spaces. i) 9.6m by 2.4m $10 * 2 = 20\text m^2$ ...
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Calculate area enclosed by 4 curves

I am trying to find the area enclosed by 4 piecewise smooth curves. As can be seen from the figure, BLACK curve is a segment of a circle, C ...
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Definite integral of $1/(2\sin^4x + 3\cos^2x)$

I have $f = \frac 1 {(2\sin^4x + 3\cos^2x)}$ which area should be calculated from $0$ to $\frac{3\pi}2 $. I noticed that $$\int_0^{\frac{3\pi}2} f \,dx= 3\int_0^{\frac{\pi}2} f \,dx$$ I tried to ...
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Calculating how much light gets through steel mesh (commonly used to make cages)

I have expanded steel mesh that I use to make garden cages: I would like to know how much sunlight the mesh lets through. I think I need to calculate the area of the mesh's negative space. And then ...
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find the area enclosed by $ f(x)=x+\sin(x)$ and its inverse from $x=0$ to $x=2$ [closed]

I don't have a single clue to start, and we cant find the inverse so we must use some properties, but which ones? thanks
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I Need Help in a Challenge [closed]

My teacher challenged me with the question below: $$\sqrt{\frac{\sqrt{41}+\sqrt{29}+\sqrt{10}}{2}\ast \left ( \frac{\sqrt{41}+\sqrt{29}+\sqrt{10}}{2} - \frac{\sqrt{41}}{1} \right )\ast \left ( \frac{\...