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a. write and simplify the integral that gives the arc length of the curve on the given...
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The arc length of a smooth curve f(x) on the interval [a,b] is given by:
Here `f(x)=1/x ==> f'(x)=-1/x^2` so
The approximation for s is `s~~9.153`
**The integral does not "simplify" in terms of the basic trigonometric, exponential, or polynomial functions.**
Posted by embizze on June 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM (Answer #1)
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