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I entered that code. I do not see any picture.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Just the code? Did you put in a point E?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi,

I drew up Agnishom's pic, entered your code and got the same for g as you did.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is better if you enter IntegralBetween[sqrt(49 - x²), 7, x(E), 0] then he will shade the area.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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It only shaded the left half of the shape and output the area value just for that section.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes but you can see by symmetry that the answer is twice that. I left out the 2 in 2*IntegralBetween[sqrt(49 - x²), 7, x(E), 0] so you can see what geogebra is integrating.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes, I saw the symmetry but wondered if there was a way to shade the whole shape and give the whole area, and so, not knowing what I was doing, I tried reordering components of the expression but always got the same left-half result.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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To get both sides shaded you will have to abandon the sector idea and go to circles as she did.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Is the maths for that fairly simple, or will it need 'integrals' and/or 'functions', neither of which I've ever learnt about? Or something else not taught in high school, perhaps?

I feel I'm getting out of my depth here.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Geogebra will do it all for you.

Want to try?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes. I've already given it a go but wasn't getting anywhere with it (or maybe I was close, but my nose got in the way).

I think I need a hint.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Draw the square and use the Circle with radius tool.

Pick point A and click it and enter 7 then do the same with point B.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I already tried that a while back, but no ideas leapt out at me.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It will in just a second. Now use the intersection tool and click on both circles. E and F will be created.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Done...I hadn't created F before.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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F will be on the bottom. If it is not then just rename the top intersection point E.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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The orientation is correct. Still no ideas emerging...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay enter this:

IntegralBetween[sqrt(49 - x²), 7, x(E), 0] and IntegralBetween[sqrt(49 - (x - 7)²), 7, 7, x(E)]

color them any way you like. What do you see?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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The shape's left and right shaded halves and their respective area values (same for each).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Does yours look like this?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes, exactly.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The nice thing is that the equations for the circles are calculated for you. Under conics. With those equations M can now get exact answers. That is what she did.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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You'll have to enlighten me, I think. I've never learnt curve equations and don't understand what they do.

I should really turn in now, though, as it's waaay after midnight. To be continued...(thanks so far )

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, goodnight and we will continue tomorrow.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Using trig to find that ∠DAE = 30°,

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