We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Area, Volume, and Arc Length

Area, Volume, and Arc Length

Arc Length for Parametric Functions Examples

Example 1

The parametric equations

x(t) = cos 2t, y(t) = sin 2t

trace the unit circle. Use the arc length formula to find the circumference of the unit circle.