Consider one arch of y=sin(x) for 0 <= x <= pi

Write an integral whos value is the length of this curve ??

Ok this is my first time seeing a question where it asks to find the Length of a curve ??

so how do i begin ??

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- October 15th 2009, 12:54 AMKhonics89Finding the length of a curve ??
Consider one arch of y=sin(x) for 0 <= x <= pi

Write an integral whos value is the length of this curve ??

Ok this is my first time seeing a question where it asks to find the Length of a curve ??

so how do i begin ?? - October 15th 2009, 12:59 AMmr fantastic
- October 15th 2009, 01:29 AMKhonics89
hmm are you refering to L= R@ ??

this was in our past exam papers ???

the thing is- it said using integration ??? - October 15th 2009, 01:34 AMmr fantastic
Read this: Pauls Online Notes : Calculus II - Arc Length

(If you're not familiar with this formula I don't know why you're attempting the question you posted).