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Parametric Functions


A relation between x and y can be defined by making x and y functions of a third variable called a parameter, such as t. The functions are called parametric functions.



x = cost

y = sint


Parametric construction of a circle

 x = sinu ecosu  2cos4 u  sinu125

y = cosu ecosu 2cos4 u  sinu125 


Parametric construction of the butterfly curve


Input your own functions and see how the resulting parametric function looks.  (Remember the parameter is t)



t =..

Example =

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