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Chapter 3: Applications of Differentiation

Section 3.5: Curvature of a Plane Curve

Example 3.5.4

a) 

At x=1, obtain the equation of the circle of curvature for y=x2.

b) 

Show that at x=1, the first and second derivatives for the curve and the circle of curvature agree.

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