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Chapter 3: Applications of Differentiation

Section 3.5: Curvature of a Plane Curve

Example 3.5.6

Use the appropriate formula from Table 3.5.1 to determine the curvature of yx=x3/2,x0, then obtain the curvature from first principles, that is, by calculating the rate at which the tangent turns as arc length increases.

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