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If $C$ is a smooth curve given by a vector function $\mathbf{r}(t),$ $a \leqslant t \leqslant b,$ show that $$\int_{C} \mathbf{r} \cdot d \mathbf{r}=\frac{1}{2}\left[|\mathbf{r}(b)|^{2}-|\mathbf{r}(a)|^{2}\right]

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$\int_{C} \mathbf{r} \cdot d \mathbf{r}=\frac{1}{2}\left[|\mathbf{r}(b)|^{2}-|\mathbf{r}(a)|^{2}\right]$

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