consider the parametric equation

x=10(cos∅+∅sin∅)

y=10(sin∅-∅cos∅)

what is the length of the curve for ∅=0 to ∅=1/6∏?

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- April 1st 2008, 04:40 PMwaite3length of parametric curve
consider the parametric equation

x=10(cos∅+∅sin∅)

y=10(sin∅-∅cos∅)

what is the length of the curve for ∅=0 to ∅=1/6∏? - April 1st 2008, 04:44 PMJhevon
- April 1st 2008, 04:49 PMwaite3
ya i have that but everytime i take the derivative of x and y then plug them into the equation i come out with the wrong answer. what do you come out with for an answer. thanks for your help

- April 1st 2008, 05:14 PMJhevon
- April 1st 2008, 05:36 PMwaite3
i come out with 0.239245 and its not right.

- April 1st 2008, 05:46 PMJhevon