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8-58.

You could rewrite the integrand as a piecewise function and then integrate each piece separately, or...

You could think about the shape of the graph of

and evaluate this integral geometrically.Before integrating, distribute the

.Before integrating, think about the shape of the graph of

. Evaluate this integral geometrically. Careful: Will the area be positive or negative?Before integrating, think about the shape of the graph of

. Evaluate this integral geometrically.