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Parametric Equations : Eliminating the Parameter and Sketching a Curve

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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