This activity is intended to supplement Calculus, Chapter 5, Lesson 2.
Part 1 – Setting Up The Problem And Understanding The Concept
2. The function may define the base with cross sections that form a variety of shapes.
a. What is the area of a square?
b. What is the area of a semicircle?
4. If the length of one of the sides of this equilateral triangle is 1 cm, calculate the area. Show your calculation.
Part 2 – Homework
Questions 1 and 2 are non-calculator, exam-like problems. Show all your work. On Question 3, just show the set up and then use your calculator to find your answer.