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What is orthogonal trajectory?

  1. Sep 8, 2008 #1
    I have a test tomorrow and the book does not even explain it that well. Than You
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  3. Sep 9, 2008 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi e4dragon! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    "In mathematics, orthogonal trajectories are a family of curves in the plane that intersect a given family of curves at right angles."​

    For more detail, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthogonal_trajectory

    Is there anything particular you don't understand about orthogonal trajectories? :smile:
  4. Sep 10, 2008 #3
    i understand it now, sort of. thank you
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