An Interactive Applet powered by Sage and MathJax.

(By Kelsey Norman with HTML code from Prof. Gregory V. Bard)

\textrm{This demo approximates the length of an arc using the designated number of segments. The actual length is calculated by }
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L = \int_\alpha^\beta \sqrt{ (\frac{dx}{dt})^2 + (\frac{dy}{dt})^2 } \, dt.

Last modified on July 28th, 2017.