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    Angry Parameterization and Slope

    The motion of a particle has a position at time t that is given by x=f(t) and y=g(t). Hypothetically, if you are given two graphs, how could you use them to find the slope at a given point?
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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartthemusic29 View Post
    The motion of a particle has a position at time t that is given by x=f(t) and y=g(t). Hypothetically, if you are given two graphs, how could you use them to find the slope at a given point?
    \frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{\frac{dy}{dt}}{\frac{dx}{dt}}
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