Applications of Integration – Area & Average Value

Usually the first application of integration is to find the area bounded by a function and the x-axis, followed by finding the area between two functions. We begin with these problems First some calculator hints Graphing Integrals using a graphing calculator to graph functions defined by integrals Graphing Calculator Use  and Definition Integrals – Exam…

What’s a Mean Old Average Anyway?

Students often confuse the several concepts that have the word “average” or “mean” in their title. This may be partly because not just the names, but the formulas associated with each are very similar, but I think the main reason may be that they are keying in on the word “average” rather than the full…