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I Parametric form of a parabola

  1. Jan 2, 2017 #1
    Hello. How can I verify that (u,v) = (x square - x, x+1) is a parametric form of a parabola? Thank you!
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  3. Jan 3, 2017 #2


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    Write x in terms of v and then replace it in the expression for u to obtain u in terms of v.
  4. Jan 3, 2017 #3
    That works, thank you!
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