I know that an arc length in polar coordinates can be computed by integrating $$\int ds$$ using the formula ##ds=\sqrt{\rho^2 + \frac{dr}{d\theta}^2}d\theta##. But, seeing that ##s=\rho\theta## and ##ds = \rho d\theta##, why is it wrong to calculate arc lengths with this expression for ##ds##?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Arc length in polar coordinates

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