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arc lengthFind the length of the curve y = x^(2/3) from x = 0 to x = 8. Last edited by mikau (20060202 16:16:39) A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #5 20060203 08:30:05
Re: arc lengthI tried this one and I think that it is possible. I did a u substitution and was left with something that seemed to be able to done by integration by parts. However I was completely stumped as to what the limits of integration should be or what to do with the undefined(?) uv part. #7 20060203 13:48:12
Re: arc lengthOoooh. I didn't think to try trigonomic substitution. Hmm, trigonomic substitution....foggy and dim. I don't think that I have ever used that after learning it in college years ago. If I don't see an answer here for a while, perhaps I will review that material. I am not that interested though, because like I stated above, it hasn't proven very useful in my life. 