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User:Michael B. Porter/Teaching/Curvature problem

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Find the curvature of the curve .

There are two formulas we learned for curvature:

There was a lot more calculation involved in using the second formula. Here is the solution using the first formula:


And here is the solution using the second formula:

The derivatives are a little tricky:


and finally,