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Finding arc length

  1. Oct 9, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the arc length of r(t)= <10sqrt(2), e^10t, e^-10t>, 0 <_ t <_ 1.
    <_ is greater than or equal to.


    2. Relevant equations

    arc length= integral(magnitude of the derivative of r(t))

    3. The attempt at a solution

    i thought I figured the answer out and got an arc length of 31149.3, but my online homework is telling me this is the wrong answer. Im not sure what im doing wrong.
     
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  3. Oct 9, 2009 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    We can't tell you what you did wrong if we can't see your work. Please show us what you got for r'(t) and |r'(t)|.
     
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