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Jump! An Exploration into Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore parametric equations in this lesson plan, and learn how to determine how much time it takes for an object to fall compared with an object being launched. high scoolers will use parametric equations to follow the path of objects...
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Worksheet 28: Parametric Equations

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this parametric equations worksheet, students read informational paragraphs and answer 10 questions regarding parameter, velocity, speed, curvature, parametric equations, and scalar curvature.
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Parametric Equations: Protecting the Village

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Determine the location of the pillars in time. Given a table of values for two parametric equations, pupils complete the table to determine the location and time it takes to build the pillars. Learners plot the points representing...
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Parametric Equations 4

For Students 10th - 12th
In a follow-up from the problem presented in the last video, Sal considers the question of whether other parametric equations exist that move along the same path as the last equations. He shows that taking a multiple of time, t, just...
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Parametric Equations 2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this well presented video, Sal continues with the example of the car driving off the cliff and discusses how the time (t) should be bound based on the context of the problem. He then shows how to rewrite the set of parametric...
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Math 53 Worksheet: Parametric Equations

For Students 11th - 12th
In this parametric equations worksheet, students solve 8 short answer multi-step equations. Students find parametric equations to represent equations of circles. Students find arc length of parametrized curves.
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Parametric Equations 1

For Students 10th - 12th
As an introduction to parametric equations, Sal solves the problem of finding the path of a car that drives off a cliff that is 50 meters high while traveling five meters per second. He uses a pair of equations: x(t) = 10 + 5t and y(t) =...
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Parametric Equations 3

For Students 10th - 12th
Following his intuitive manner, Sal considers another set of parametric equations. This time, he looks at two equations using trigonometric functions and using one of the basic trigonometric identities, removes the parameter from the...
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Parametric Equations and a Heart

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Trigonometry, art, and Valentine's Day come together in a creative activity about parametric equations. Learners calculate several equations before graphing them either by hand, on a graphic calculator, or Excel spreadsheet to curve...
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Multivariable Calculus: Parametric Equations of Lines and Planes

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this parametric equation worksheet, students find a parametric representation by using the vector formula. They find the equation of a plane passing through given points. This two-page worksheet contains examples, explanations and...
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The Football Kick:An Application of Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concepts relating to the solving of parametric equations. They take the derivatives of parametric equations during guided and independent practice using the problems provided in the lesson plan. Students also...
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Worksheet #2.7 MT-A141 PreCalculus

For Students 11th - 12th
Get ready for Calculus! The class solves equations, graphs a relation defined parametrically, and gives the parametric equation for the inverse relation. They then identify the geometric relationship between two graphs.
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Linear Transformations of Lines

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Discover the extension of parametric equations to model linear transformations. Scholars first write parametric equations to model lines through two points. They then find the parametric equations that represent a linear transformation.
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Parametric Equations

For Students 11th - 12th
In this calculus worksheet, students solve parametric equations for lines intersecting in a plane. There are 3 questions dealing with parameters and vectors.
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Motion Along a Line – Search Robots Again

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We can mathematically model the path of a robot. Learners use parametric equations to find the location of a robot at a given time. They compare the paths of multiple robots looking for parallel and perpendicular relationships and...
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Vectors and the Equation of a Line

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Represent linear equations in both two and three dimensions using parametric equations. Learners write parametric equations for linear equations in both two and three variables. They graph and convert the parametric equations to...
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Crawling Around: Parametric Plots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students model the sine function using parametric equations.  In this modeling sine functions using parametric equations lesson, students make scatter plots of x and y data and find a regression line to fit the sine function.  Students...
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Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concept of parametric equations and practice taking the derivatives and then the Quotient Rule is proven. They prove the Quotient Rule while using the Chain Rule with the examples given in the lesson for...
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Lines and Planes in Space

For Students 10th
In this lines and planes activity, 10th graders solve and complete 9 different types of problems. First, they determine the intercepts of the graph of the equation. Then, students sketch the plane with the given equation. Finally, they...
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Drawing Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of regular polygons. In this geometry lesson, your class will use a graphing calculator and parametric equations to construct regular polygons and investigate the relationship between the measure of...
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Parametric Equations

For Students Higher Ed
For this calculus and analytic geometry worksheet, students explore parametric equations, tangent lines and the loop of curves in six equations.
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Parametric-Inverses: Graph Matching

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Perform a switch to find the inverse of a parametric equation. Pupils match four parametric functions with the graph of the their inverses. Using the graphs, learners determine whether particular points are on the original parametric...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Pre-Calculus Module 2

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Assess pupil understanding of the relationship between matrices, vectors, linear transformations, and parametric equations. Questions range from recall to more complex levels of thinking. Problems represent topics learned throughout the...
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Worksheet 2.4/2.5: MT-A141 PreCalculus

For Students 11th - 12th
In this precalculus instructional activity, students use their graphing calculator to graph the domain and range of given terms. They write parametric equations and identify the coordinates of the points on the relation given certain...

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