Author:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Subject:
Calculus
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Cac077, Length of Curves
Language:
English
Media Formats:
eBook, Interactive

# Length of curves module

## Overview

After completing this section, students should be able to do the following.

• Apply the procedure of “Slice, Approximate, Integrate” to derive a formula for the length of a curve segment.
• Understand the connection between the Pythagorean Theorem and the length of curves.
• Set up an integral or sum of integrals with respect to xx and yy that gives the length of a curve segment.
• Evaluate integrals that involve square roots.

# Length of curves

## Ximera Module

We can use the procedure of Slice, Approximate, Integrate" to find the length of curves.