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    Parametric Equations : Eliminating the Parameter and Sketching a Curve

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    A.) Eliminate the parameter to find a Cartesian equation of the curve
    b.) Sketch the curve and indicate with an arrow the direction in which the cuve is traced as the parameter increases

    x= 4 cos t, y= 5 sin t,

    -pi/2 (</=) t (</=) pi/2.

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    Parametric equations, eliminating the parameter and sketching a curve are investigated and discussed. The solution is detailed and well presented.