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    arc length of x= y^4/4 + 1/8y^2

    arc length along the curve x= y^4/4 + 1/8y^2 from y=1 to y =2


    please put the steps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by victorxz90044 View Post
    arc length along the curve x= y^4/4 + 1/8y^2 from y=1 to y =2


    please put the steps.
    First find the derivative of the curve!

    then the arc length will be calculated as:

    L = \int_1^2 \sqrt{1 + (\mbox{derivative})^2}  \mbox{  dy}
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