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    find the area enclosed by the line x+y=8 and the curve, y = 8/x, giving your answer in the from a + b lnc
    points of intersection are (2,4) and (4,2)

    A = [6x - x^2/2 - 8/1 ln x] 4 to top and 2 at bottom of bracket

    = {6(4) -2 -8ln4] - [12 - 2- 8ln2]

    .....???
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    find the area enclosed by the line x+y=8 and the curve, y = 8/x, giving your answer in the from a + b lnc
    points of intersection are (2,4) and (4,2)

    A = [6x - x^2/2 - 8/1 ln x] 4 to top and 2 at bottom of bracket

    = {6(4) -2 -8ln4] - [12 - 2- 8ln2]

    .....???
    If you're confident your preceding working is correct and you're struggling to simplify then just recall that 8ln4=16ln2
 
 
 
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