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Arc on a curve

Syllabus: AQA| CCEA| EDEXCEL| MEI| OCR| WJECTopic: Differential GeometryExamination: Further MathsCalculator: Casio FX-CG20Module: FP3

You should be able to use the integral formulas for differentiable Cartesian, Polar and Parametric functions to calculate the arc length. You have to be able to do this algebraically and you can use the fx-CG20 to check any numerical solutions.

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CASIO FX-CG20

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CASIO FX-CG20

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