Calculus 8th Edition

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ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-062-1

Chapter 10 - Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates - 10.1 Curves Defined by Parametric Equations - 10.1 - Page 685: 1

Answer

This is the graph of the given parameter:
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Work Step by Step

Using the given equations, $x = 1 - t^{2}$ and $y=2t - t^{2} $create a table of values in terms of x and y, using values of t within the given interval ($ -1 \leq t \leq 2 $). Then, plot the calculated points from the lowest t value to the highest t value. This will give the direction of the curve.
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