Session 17: General Parametric Equations; the Cycloid

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In this session you will:

  • Watch a lecture video clip and read board notes
  • Work with a Mathlet to reinforce lecture concepts
  • Read course notes and examples
  • Do problems and use solutions to check your work

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

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» Clip: General Parametric Equations and the Cycloid (00:17:00)

From Lecture 5 of 18.02 Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2007

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Related Resources

Cycloid Mathlet

Reading and Examples

Parametric Curves (PDF)

Problems and Solutions

Problems: Parametric Curves (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)


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