With a few modifications, you can extend the application of definite integrals from the area of a region under a curve to the area of a region between two curves.

Key Terms

definite integral

antidifferentiation

antiderivative

Essential Questions

How can definite integrals be used to find the area of a region bounded by two curves?

Skills

Find the area of a region between two curves using integration.

Find the area of a region between intersecting curves using integration.