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    For the helix r = a cos t i + a sin t j + ct k find c ( c > 0) so that the helix will make one complete turn in a distance of 3 units measured along the z - axis.

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    Solution. As the helix will make one complete turn, we know that the change of t is 2Pi. Note that the ...

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    The turns of a helix are investigated and discussed in the solution.