Arc Length
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calculus
Find the length of the arc formed by y = (1/8)(4x^22ln(x)) from x=4 to x=8. I found the derivative of the function and got y'= x(1/4x) Where I'm lost now is after plugging it into the arc length equation: integral of sqrt(1+(x(1/4x))^2). Squaring the
asked on August 24, 2008

calculus
Oh yes, sorry, I merely had a typo. I had the same result as you. What I'm confused about is what to do from that point on.
posted on August 24, 2008