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Unformatted text preview: 0.60.40.2 3 4 5 6 7 8 The particle travels down the parabola. 2. Consider the parametric equations x = cos t and y = t 3 , where t can be any real number. Find the equation of the tangent line to this curve at the point , 3 8 . The curve crosses that point at t = 2 . The slope of the tangent line at this point is 3 t 2sin t t = 2 =3 2 4 . So, the equation for the tangent line is y =3 2 4 x + 3 8 . 1...
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 Spring '07
 Hutchings
 Math, Equations, Parametric Equations

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