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Normal Lines and Curvature

Plane curvature is calculated by normal lines and a limiting process.

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1073
Author(s): 
Kirby C. Smith (Texas A&M University)
Publication Date: 
Friday, April 14, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 2000
Subject(s): 
Geometry and Topology
Differential Geometry
Topic(s): 
Properties of Curves
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Rating Count: 
124.00
Rating Sum: 
319.00
Rating Average: 
2.57
Author (old format): 
Kirby C. Smith
Applicable Course(s): 
3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV
Modify Date: 
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Average: 2.6 (124 votes)

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