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Line integral and parametrization

  1. Oct 5, 2005 #1
    I know this is dumb question but for some reason I have not been able to get the right answer to the following problem:

    [tex]\int_{c} 2xyzdx+x^2 zdy+x^2 ydz [/tex]

    where C is a curve connecting (1, 1, 1) to (1, 2, 4).

    My parametrization is (1, 1+t, 1+3t). My limits are the problem...I think. By the way the correct in answer in the book is 7.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 5, 2005 #2
    Your parametrization is fine. You said your limits are the problem, but which are you using? Which value t would give your first point? The second?

    Alex
     
  4. Oct 5, 2005 #3
    OMG....I am retarted. :bugeye:
     
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