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Finding line integral

  1. Apr 8, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Okay I already got the result for the line integral along the circle, but I am confused how to get the line integral in the x-axis? To get the final result I just need to add both, right?
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
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  3. Apr 8, 2009 #2
    Could try x=t for [tex]0\le t\le 6[/tex] and [tex]y\equiv 0[/tex]. Then add both, as you said.

    OR, try another method. Is the integral path independent?
  4. Apr 8, 2009 #3
    yes I guess..it's path independent
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