Posted by **amanda** on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 3:49pm.

If you can program a calculator or computer, estimate the length of the curve f(x) on the given interval using largest n's.

f(x)=56cos(x), for x is greater than/equal to 0 and x is smaller than/equal to pi/2.

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**Steve**, Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:20pm
estimates, using values of n from 5 to 50:

5: 56.0341

10: 56.0401

15: 56.0434

20: 56.0456

25: 56.0471

30: 56.0483

35: 56.0491

40: 56.0498

45: 56.0503

50: 56.0507

wolframalpha.com calculates 56.0528

just type in

arc length 56cos(x), x = 0 .. pi/2

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**amanda**, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 6:14pm
THANK YOU!!!!!

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