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Parametric Functions

Overview

A relation between x and y can be defined by making x and y functions of a third variable called a parameter, such as t. The functions are called parametric functions.

 

Examples

x = cost

y = sint

 

Parametric construction of a circle

 x = sinu ecosu  2cos4 u  sinu125

y = cosu ecosu 2cos4 u  sinu125 

 

Parametric construction of the butterfly curve

 

Input your own functions and see how the resulting parametric function looks.  (Remember the parameter is t)

 

 

t =..

Example =

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