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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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    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

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

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    THANK YOU!!!!!

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