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1-125.

Carefully graph the function

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.

Calculate

,).

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