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Homework Help: Finding the tangent line

  1. Oct 13, 2005 #1
    Hello everyone the problem states:
    Find parametric equations for the tagent line to the curve x = t^2, y = t^4, z = t^3; at the point (1,1,1). Now did i do more work then I really needed to do? I found the unit tagent vector, but if they just say tagent line do they just mean for me to get the vector equation and then take the derivative of the vector and thats the tagent line? Here is my work:
    http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/5453/lastscan2ct.jpg [Broken]
    if that doesn't work try this one:
    http://show.imagehosting.us/show/798728/0/nouser_798/T0_-1_798728.jpg
    thanks.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
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