harpazo Sep 2014 995 42 NYC Sep 29, 2014 #1 Convert from cartesian to parametric equation form? y = sinx + cosx

H HallsofIvy MHF Helper Apr 2005 20,249 7,909 Sep 29, 2014 #2 This is ridiculous- if the problem is that you do not know what "parametric equations" are, look it up! If you do then make some effort yourself. Reactions: 2 people

This is ridiculous- if the problem is that you do not know what "parametric equations" are, look it up! If you do then make some effort yourself.

harpazo Sep 2014 995 42 NYC Sep 30, 2014 #3 Here is my effort. y = sinx + cosx x = cost y = sint Is this correct?

H HallsofIvy MHF Helper Apr 2005 20,249 7,909 Sep 30, 2014 #4 No, it's not! Do you realize that you are claiming that sin(t)= sin(cos(t))+ cos(cos(t))? Reactions: 2 people

romsek MHF Helper Nov 2013 6,838 3,079 California Sep 30, 2014 #5 harpazo said: Here is my effort. y = sinx + cosx x = cost y = sint Is this correct? Click to expand... do you really not see that it's just $\{t,\sin(t)+\cos(t)\}$ Reactions: 1 person

harpazo said: Here is my effort. y = sinx + cosx x = cost y = sint Is this correct? Click to expand... do you really not see that it's just $\{t,\sin(t)+\cos(t)\}$