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Line integral problem

  1. Dec 5, 2011 #1
    The question is compute the integral over c of (x/y) where c is the line segment from (2,4) to (5, 25) followed by the parabolic arc from (5, 25) to (10, 100)

    I tried setting this up in terms of x and then y using the line integral formula but I am got a negative answer which i know cant be right. Can anyone help me set this up?
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  3. Dec 6, 2011 #2
    What do you have for the function, it's derivative, and the integral?
  4. Dec 6, 2011 #3


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