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Chapter 2: Space Curves

Section 2.3: Tangent Vectors

Example 2.3.1

If Rp is the position-vector representation of the parametric curve x=p2, y=p3, p0, show that limh0Rp+hRph, denoted by Rp=dRdp, is the vector xp i+yp j. Thus, the differentiation operator ddp is applied to R by applying it to each component of R.

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