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8th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305266636

Chapter 8.1, Problem 5E

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Set up an integral that represents the length of the curve. Then use your calculator to find the length correct to four decimal places.

**5.** *y* = *x* − ln *x*, 1 ≤ *x* ≤ 4

To determine

**To represent:** An integral as the length of the curve.

**To determine:** The length of the curve.

**Given information:**

The curve function is

The limits are

**Calculation:**

The expression to find the length of the curve is shown below:

Here, the derivative of the function *y* is *a*, and the upper limit is *b*.

Differentiate Equation (1) with respect to *x*

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