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    graph r(t)=ti+tj+t^3 k

    could somebody give me some advise to graph r(t)=ti+tj+t^3 k?i do not own a graph calculator,so i need the way to solution.Thank you very much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by prescott2006 View Post
    could somebody give me some advise to graph r(t)=ti+tj+t^3 k?i do not own a graph calculator,so i need the way to solution.Thank you very much.

    In you vector equation
    x=t
    y=t
    z=t^3

    Becuase of this x=y for all values of t.

    so the space curve will be in the plane y=x.

    now the z component will trace out a cubic in the plane y=x.

    I hope this helps.
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    Thank you for your reply.You are very helpful.
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