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anonymous
 5 years ago
Find the arc length of the graph of the function from x=0 to x=2. F(x) = ln(x+1).
anonymous
 5 years ago
Find the arc length of the graph of the function from x=0 to x=2. F(x) = ln(x+1).

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sjin, the arc length of a function is given by\[s=\int\limits_{x_1}^{x_2}\sqrt{1+(y')^2}dx\]after considering a differential of arc length using Pythagoras' Theorem. The problem here will be with the integration.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[y=\log (x+1) \rightarrow y'=\frac{1}{x+1}\]so\[s=\int\limits_{0}^{2}\sqrt{1+\left( \frac{1}{x+1} \right)^2}dx=\int\limits_{0}^{2}\frac{\sqrt{(x+1)^2+1}}{x+1}dx\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're going to have to make a few substitutions along the way to solve this. You should start with \[u=x+1\]to obtain\[\int\limits_{u_1}^{u_2}\frac{\sqrt{u^2+1}}{u}du\]then\[w=u^2+1\]to obtain\[\frac{1}{2}\int\limits_{w_1}^{w_2}\frac{w^{1/2}}{w1}dw\]and finally, \[\zeta = w^{1/2}\]to obtain\[\int\limits_{\zeta_1}^{\zeta_2}\frac{\zeta^2}{\zeta^21}d \zeta\]The last integrand may be written\[\frac{\zeta^2}{\zeta^21}=\frac{\zeta^21+1}{\zeta^2 1}=1+\frac{1}{\zeta^21}=1+\frac{1}{2}\frac{1}{\zeta 1}\frac{1}{2}\frac{1}{\zeta +1}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would have banged out a sinh sub, but I haven't looked too closely.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0After solving the final integral form, and backsubstituting, you obtain,\[s=\sqrt{(x+1)^2+1}+\frac{1}{2}\log \frac{\sqrt{(x+2)^2+1}1}{\sqrt{(x+1)^2+1}+1}_0^2\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0with\[s=\sqrt{10}\sqrt{2}+\frac{1}{2}\log \frac{\sqrt{10}1}{\sqrt{10}+1}\frac{1}{2}\log \frac{\sqrt{2}1}{\sqrt{2}+1}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As INewton mentioned, there are other avenues for substitution.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Indeed, I'm pretty impressed you typed all that LaTeX on what is a pretty poor engine on this site.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm impressed too. I feel exhausted.
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