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1-84.

Examine the graph of the function at right.

Find the area of the shaded region using geometry. (Recall that the area below the

-axis is considered negative.)Find the area of each triangle separately. Recall that the area below the

-axis is negative. Add the negative and the positive regions together. [Area of triangle

][Area of triangle ]Find

if. How did you find your solution?[Area of triangle

][Area of triangle ]

Simplify, and solve for.