# 2.4 Area above and below the x-axis - further investigation

- Author:
- Sam Waterfield

- Topic:
- Area

## Applet explorations

**1)**Extend your methods from the previous task to find the pink shaded area. You will need to complete your calculations by hand now! Type your answer to 2 decimal places in the answer box once you have finished – make sure you use exact values in your calculations to avoid rounding errors.

**2)**Change the function and move the sliders to try another problem. Does the general method you developed in the previous task still work?

**Summarise any key points at the bottom of the page.**

## Applet conclusions

Note any key points from this activity. How can this applet be used to develop our understanding of calculus?