18.02SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Multivariable Calculus

Part C: Parametric Equations for Curves

Session 20: Velocity and Arc Length

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In this session you will:

  • Watch a lecture video clip and read board notes
  • Read course notes
  • Review an example
  • Watch a recitation video
  • Do problems and use solutions to check your work

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

Clip: Velocity and Arc Length

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Velocity, Speed and Arc Length (PDF)


Velocity, Speed and Arc Length (PDF)

Recitation Video

Parametric Curves: Velocity, Acceleration, Length

Problems and Solutions

Problems: Vector Derivatives and Arc Length (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)

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Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2010
Learning Resource Types
Exams with Solutions
Problem Sets with Solutions
Lecture Videos
Lecture Notes