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Integration : Area of a Bounded Region

The average value of f(x) = 1/x on the interval [4, 16] is

(ln 2)/3
(ln 2)/6
(ln 2)/12
3/2
0
1
none of these

Find the area, in square units, of the region bounded by the the x axis and the function y = 16 - x^2.

32/3
36
256/3
500/3
972
none of these

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21. The average value of f(x) = 1/x on the interval [4, 16] is

(ln 2)/3
(ln 2)/6
(ln 2)/12
3/2
0
1
none of these

The answer is (ln 2)/6.

As by the definition, the average value of f(x) = 1/x on the interval [4, 16] is equal to the ...

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