(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

r(t)=<cos(t),sin(t),ln(cos(t))> Find T(t) (and N(t)) at (1,0,0)

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

T(t)=(dr/dt)/ldr/dtl

dr/dt = <-sin(t),cos(t),-tan(t)>

ldr/dtl = (sqrt)((-sin(t))^2+(cos(t))^2+(-tan(t))^2) = sec(t)

therefore T(t)= (<-sin(t),cos(t),-tan(t)>)/sec(t) = <-tan(t), 1, -sin(t)/cos^2(t)>

The problem I'm having is determining which value for the given point do I use to evaluate T(t) (and thereby N(t) and B(t)). How do I tell which value is best or is there a specific value from the point that is always used? Usually it's easier to tell if one of the values is given in radians, such as pi/2. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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# Homework Help: Find T(t) at (1,0,0) when r(t)=<cos(t),sin(t),ln(cos(t))>

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