Find the curvatureKof the curve.

I have:

Combine like terms:

I have that curvature is

For the numerator I crossed r' and r'' and got:

I don't know how to convert this into a magnitude; same for denominator. :(

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- June 10th 2010, 08:34 AMNegativFinding curvature
Find the curvature

*K*of the curve.

I have:

Combine like terms:

I have that curvature is

For the numerator I crossed r' and r'' and got:

I don't know how to convert this into a magnitude; same for denominator. :( - June 10th 2010, 08:48 AMAckbeet
The magnitude of a vector .

- June 10th 2010, 09:51 AMNegativ
I got down to

That look right? :/ - June 10th 2010, 10:01 AMAckbeet
Can you clean up the LaTeX code a bit?

- June 10th 2010, 10:07 AMNegativ
Tried to make it more legible.

- June 10th 2010, 10:13 AMAckbeet
Try this: . You can click on the equation I just wrote down to see what LaTeX code I wrote to obtain it.

That's what I got as well. Looks good!