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UNIT 12  :  PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS AND POLAR COORDINATES

LESSON 1:  PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS DEFINED

 -2 -2 + 1 = -1 2(-2)2 + 3=11 (-1, 11) -1 -1 + 1 = 0 2(-1)2 + 3 = 5 (0, 5) 0 0 + 1 = 1 2(0)2 + 3 = 3 (1, 3) 1 1 + 1 = 2 2(1)2 + 3 = 5 (2, 5) 2 2 + 1 = 3 2(2)2 + 3 = 11 (3, 11) 3 3 + 1 = 4 2(3)2 + 3 = 21 (4, 21)

 0 (0, 7) 1 (65.0,28.5) 2 (129.9,18) 2.5 (162.4,0.75) 4 5

From the table, after 1 second the ball has traveled 65 ft. horizontally  and is 28.5 ft high.   After 2 seconds it has traveled approximately 129.9 ft horizontally and

Is 18 ft. high.  After 2.5 seconds the ball has traveled approximately 162.4 ft horizontally and is 0.75 ft above ground.