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Carefully graph the function .

  1. Iveta wants to find , ), so she decided to split the region into trapezoids and approximate the area. Explain to Iveta why this is not the most efficient method.

    Can you find a way to calculate the area accurately with less than trapezoids?

    Because the function is composed of two linear pieces, the exact area can be computed using two trapezoids.

  2. Calculate , ).

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