Chapter 8: Parametric Equations and Trigonometry
In this chapter:
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- Use a third variable to write parametric equations that separately define x and y
- Simulate objects in motion with parametric equations
- Convert between parametric equations and equations that use only x and y
- Review the trigonometric ratios—sine, cosine, and tangent
- Use the trigonometric ratios and their inverses to solve application problems