Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Exercise 3

(a) Write an integral expression for the length of the curve f(x) = -x on [-1,1].

(b) Evaluate your integral.

(c) Find the length of this curve without using calculus. Does your answer agree with the answer you found using the integral?

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