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    parametrization

    I am having difficulty finding the solution to:
    Find the parametrization for the left of the parabola y = x^2 - 4x + 3
    Help anyone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmastrella View Post
    I am having difficulty finding the solution to:
    Find the parametrization for the left of the parabola y = x^2 - 4x + 3
    Help anyone.
    y = (x - 2)^2 - 1 so one possible answer is x = t + 2 and y = t^2 - 1 for t <0.
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