Converting Parametric Equations to Cartesian Form

Parametric equations define a surface or a curve. If the equations define a curve in theplane, thenandare expressed as functions ofTo convert the parametric equations to a single cartesian equation that relatesandwe must eliminate the parameterfrom the two equations. For example, ifandthenandso The parametric equationbecomes the single cartesian equation Example: From the parametric equationsfind a […]

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