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    speed of a particle

    find the speed of a particle at time t whose position function at time t is
    r(t)=<t^2cost, t^2sint, t>
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    Quote Originally Posted by cottekr View Post
    find the speed of a particle at time t whose position function at time t is
    r(t)=<t^2cost, t^2sint, t>

    Does first derivative wrt position wrt time ring a bell?

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    And speed is the length of the velocity vector.
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