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    vector problem

    a particle in the xy-plane at the point (4,2) and moves along the curve y=squrt(x) to the point (0,0) and then returns along the same curve to the point (1,1). Using a single vector-valued function to represent the path of particle over a single interval (for the parameter). Given the interval for the parameter also.
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    Try (t^2,|t|), -2<t<1.
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    try to use t^2 and abs(t)

    i tried it, but didn't work out for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by ggw View Post
    i tried it, but didn't work out for me
    It is a correct parameterization, though there are others. Why do you say it doesn't work?

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    Question better explaination

    i would like to know the better explaination. Thanks
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