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Unformatted text preview: Exercise 3. a. ±ind a precise description (as an equation or otherwise) of the shape of a catenary. b. ±ind a precise description (as an equation or otherwise) of the curve that solves the brachistochrone problem. What is the more common name for such a curve? Suggestion: Your Calculus textbook or websites such as www.mathworld.com might be help-ful references....
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course MATH 3326 taught by Professor Ryandaileda during the Fall '09 term at Trinity University.
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