Find the length of the curve on the interval . I've plugged everything into the equation, but I can't seem to get the same answer that is on the answer sheet, which is .
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the answer is not as you've written. does that help any?
No, could you go over it step-by-step?
Do you have a rule that you can follow to find the arclength of a polar curve?
Yes, the equation is .
Well then, what is your and ? What are your a and b? Also, the equation is actually ...
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Originally Posted by accountholder ; ; no. you are given so so now take your arc length formula and do the integration. Your limits are correct.
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