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November 29th, 2008, 09:48 PM   #1
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Length of a Parametric Curve

Length of a parametric curve:

I am trying to find the length of a parametric curve given the following details:

x(t) = 0(t^3)+12(t^2)+12t

y(t) = -4(t^3)-6(t^2)+9t



for t from 0 to 1

For clarification, the 1st coefficient in the function x(t) is indeed zero
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Re: Length of a Parametric Curve

Arc length in parametric is
 
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