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Q. 31

Found in: Page 539


Book edition 1st
Author(s) Peter Kohn, Laura Taalman
Pages 1155 pages
ISBN 9781429241861

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Short Answer

Find the exact value of the arc length of each function f (x) on [a, b] by writing the arc length as a definite integral and then solving that integral.

fx=3x+1 , a,b=-1,4

The arc length is 510 .

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information .

Consider the given function fx=3x+1 .

Step 2. Formula used .

The formula used to find the arc length of the definite integral is ,

Arc length of fx from x=a to x=b is fx=ab1+f'x2dx

Step 3. Find the arc length .



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