(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

To find the length of the curve defined by y=3x^3+11x from the point (0,0) to the point (1,14), you'd have to compute:

[tex]\int_{a}^{b} f(x) dx[/tex]

where a=?, b=? and f(x)=?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

So I put a to be 0 and b to be 1, since it's asking for the x axis.

Then I took the equation y=3x^3+11x and got its derivative, 9x^2+11. I subtracted one from the entire equation and square rooted the entire thing, such that it looked like [tex]\sqrt{1-9x^2+11}[/tex].

Did I do anything wrong here? This is an internet-generated exercise I'm doing.

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# Homework Help: Length of a curve

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