# What is the average distance between a point in the interval [-4,3] and the origin?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2017

I get

#### Explanation:

The distance between a point

We have been asked for the average value of this function on the interval

We can either evaluate

The area under graph of

On the left we have a triangle with base and height

On the right we have a triangle with base and height

The total area under the graph is

Divide by the total base of