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CalculusSingle Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals(a) The figure shows a telephone wire hanging between two poles at x = − b and x = b . It takes the shape of a catenary with equation y = c + a cosh( x / a ). Find the length of the wire. (b) Suppose two telephone poles are 50 ft apart and the length of the wire between the poles is 51 ft. If the lowest point of the wire must be 20 ft above the ground, how high up on each pole should the wire be attached?BuyFind*launch*

8th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305270336

Chapter 8.1, Problem 44E

Textbook Problem

- (a) The figure shows a telephone wire hanging between two poles at
*x*= −*b*and*x*=*b*. It takes the shape of a catenary with equation*y*=*c*+*a*cosh(*x*/*a*). Find the length of the wire. - (b) Suppose two telephone poles are 50 ft apart and the length of the wire between the poles is 51 ft. If the lowest point of the wire must be 20 ft above the ground, how high up on each pole should the wire be attached?

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals

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Find...Ch. 8.3 - The masses mi are located at the points Pi. Find...Ch. 8.3 - Sketch the region bounded by the curves, and...Ch. 8.3 - Sketch the region bounded by the curves, and...Ch. 8.3 - Sketch the region bounded by the curves, and...Ch. 8.3 - Sketch the region bounded by the curves, and...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Calculate the moments Mx and My and the center of...Ch. 8.3 - Calculate the moments Mx and My and the center of...Ch. 8.3 - Use Simpsons Rule to estimate the centroid of the...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region bounded by the...Ch. 8.3 - Use a graph to find approximate x-coordinates of...Ch. 8.3 - Prove that the centroid of any triangle is located...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region shown, not by...Ch. 8.3 - Find the centroid of the region shown, not by...Ch. 8.3 - A rectangle with sides a and b is divided into two...Ch. 8.3 - If x is the x-coordinate of the centroid of the...Ch. 8.3 - Use the Theorem of Pappus to find the volume of...Ch. 8.3 - Use the Theorem of Pappus to find the volume of...Ch. 8.3 - Use the Theorem of Pappus to find the volume of...Ch. 8.3 - The centroid of a curve can be found by a process...Ch. 8.3 - The Second Theorem of Pappus is in the same spirit...Ch. 8.3 - Use the Second Theorem of Pappus described in...Ch. 8.3 - Let R be the region that lies between the curves...Ch. 8.3 - Prove Formulas 9.Ch. 8.4 - The marginal cost function C(x) was defined to be...Ch. 8.4 - A company estimates that the marginal revenue (in...Ch. 8.4 - A mining company estimates that the marginal cost...Ch. 8.4 - The demand function for a particular vacation...Ch. 8.4 - A demand curve is given by p = 450/(x + 8). Find...Ch. 8.4 - The supply function ps(x) for a commodity gives...Ch. 8.4 - If a supply curve is modeled by the equation p =...Ch. 8.4 - In a purely competitive market, the price of a...Ch. 8.4 - The sum of consumer surplus and producer surplus...Ch. 8.4 - A camera company estimates that the demand...Ch. 8.4 - A company modeled the demand curve for its product...Ch. 8.4 - A movie theater has been charging 10.00 per person...Ch. 8.4 - If the amount of capital that a company has at...Ch. 8.4 - If revenue flows into a company at a rate of...Ch. 8.4 - If income is continuously collected at a rate of...Ch. 8.4 - The present value of an income stream is the...Ch. 8.4 - Paretos Law of Income states that the number of...Ch. 8.4 - A hot, wet summer is causing a mosquito population...Ch. 8.4 - Use Poiseuilles Law to calculate the rate of flow...Ch. 8.4 - High blood pressure results from constriction of...Ch. 8.4 - The dye dilution method is used to measure cardiac...Ch. 8.4 - After a 5.5-mg injection of dye, the readings of...Ch. 8.4 - The graph of the concentration function c(t) is...Ch. 8.5 - Let f (x) be the probability density function for...Ch. 8.5 - Let f(t) be the probability density function for...Ch. 8.5 - Let f (x) = 30x2(1 x)2 for 0 x 1 and f (x) = 0...Ch. 8.5 - The density function f(x)=e3x(1+e3x)2 is an...Ch. 8.5 - Let f (x) = c/(1 + x2). (a) For what value of c is...Ch. 8.5 - Let f(x) = k (3x x2) if 0 x 3 and f(x) = 0 if x...Ch. 8.5 - A spinner from a board game randomly indicates a...Ch. 8.5 - (a) Explain why the function whose graph is shown...Ch. 8.5 - Show that the median waiting time for a phone call...Ch. 8.5 - (a) A type of light bulb is labeled as having an...Ch. 8.5 - An online retailer has determined that the average...Ch. 8.5 - The time between infection and the display of...Ch. 8.5 - REM sleep is the phase of sleep when most active...Ch. 8.5 - According to the National Health Survey, the...Ch. 8.5 - The Garbage Project at the University of Arizona...Ch. 8.5 - Boxes are labeled as containing 500 g of cereal....Ch. 8.5 - The speeds of vehicles on a highway with speed...Ch. 8.5 - Show that the probability density function for a...Ch. 8.5 - For any normal distribution, find the probability...Ch. 8.5 - The standard deviation for a random variable with...Ch. 8.5 - The hydrogen atom is composed of one proton in the...Ch. 8 - (a) How is the length of a curve defined? (b)...Ch. 8 - (a) Write an expression for the surface area of...Ch. 8 - Describe how we can find the hydrostatic force...Ch. 8 - (a) What is the physical significance of the...Ch. 8 - What does the Theorem of Pappus say?Ch. 8 - Given a demand function p(x), explain what is...Ch. 8 - (a) What is the cardiac output of the heart? (b)...Ch. 8 - What is a probability density function? What...Ch. 8 - Suppose f(x) is the probability density function...Ch. 8 - What is a normal distribution? 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