I don't know how to prove it...

(a) for parametric equations x = f(t) and y = g(t), where t is a parameter, show that

(b) Given the parametric equations

find

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- Aug 29th 2006, 02:02 AMling_c_0202parametric equation
I don't know how to prove it...

(a) for parametric equations x = f(t) and y = g(t), where t is a parameter, show that

(b) Given the parametric equations

find - Aug 29th 2006, 02:37 AMGlaysher
(a)

Divide by and you have shown that the right hand side is the same as the left hand side

(b)

Find

Differentiate with respect to t and then divide by - Aug 29th 2006, 06:39 AMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**ling_c_0202**

Thus,

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To find the second, take the derivative of this derivative you just found.

And,

Thus,