4.11 Case Study: Flood Watch
By the time you complete the CSC, you should know:
ExamplesCalculate the centroid of the region between the curves f(x) = x2 + 2 and g(x) = 2x + 5 for x in the interval [1, 3].
A certain river has rainfall discharge data and rainfall recorded during and after a storm. Find the base flow of the river, the total volume of rainfall discharge, and the lag time between the rainfall event and the rainfall discharge.
A flower grows at varying rates, measured at the beginning of each month and halfway through each month, according to a chart. What is the approximate height of the flower after three months? Consider a second flower that requires fertilizer to grow, and compute the lag time between the application of fertilizer and the flower's growth.
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