# How do you find the area between y=x, #y=1/x^2#, the xaxis and x=3?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 13, 2017

#### Explanation:

First we note that:

#1/x^2 > 0# for any#x#

so the intercept between the curves and the

Then we analyze the inequality:

This means that in the interval

A picture can clarify that based on these considerations the area we seek is:

Performing the integral we obtain: