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Chapter 2: Space Curves

Section 2.3: Tangent Vectors

Example 2.3.7

Given the plane curve C defined by yx=1x21+x2,


Obtain Rp, the radius-vector form of the curve, by the parametrization x=p,y=yp.


Obtain Rp,ρp and Tp, where ρ=R and T=R/ρ.


Graph C and the vectors R1 and T1.


Graph ρp,p0,3, and determine the point x,y at which ρ is a maximum in this interval.

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