Is this the correct strategy to convert this parametric to rectangular? Do I need to further simplify the answer or is this good enough?
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A correct strategy has two important features: 1) You understand it and can communicate it. 2) It works and doesn't mess up the Domain. I think you have it.
Originally Posted by CrazyLond Is this the correct strategy to convert this parametric to rectangular? Do I need to further simplify the answer or is this good enough? Probably a better way would be this So solving for t we get Now imput that into your y
Hello, CrazyLond! Yet another approach . . . Subtract [1] - [2]: . Substitute into [2]: . This simplifies to: . I believe this is the parabola: rotated 45° CCW. . . (But don't quote me!)
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