r(t)= 3cos(t)i + sin(t)j + (4t)k how would I describe and sketch the curve this represents?
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Originally Posted by cottekr r(t)= 3cos(t)i + sin(t)j + (4t)k how would I describe and sketch the curve this represents? This describes an elliptical helix. Its graph is in the attached image.
how would the graph be affected if the second entry were 3sin(t)j ?
Originally Posted by cottekr how would the graph be affected if the second entry were 3sin(t)j ? It would become a circular helix with radius 3.
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