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#1 2009-12-14 08:54:33

Rasmushdahl
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Registered: 2009-12-10
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Archimedean spiral

Hi everyone

Determine the area between the x-axis and the circumference of an archimedean spiral with the parametric equation cos(t)*t,sin(t)*t for t in the interval ]0;Pi]. Please use the hidden button and show your metods. My solution is very troublesome, so you can probably find some easier methods.

I hope you'll enjoy.

Rasmus

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#2 2011-05-18 05:16:59

gAr
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Registered: 2011-01-09
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Re: Archimedean spiral

Hi,

Convert to polar co-ordinates.


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