Evaluating Parametric Equations: Process & Examples


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If our rectangular equation consists of the variables x, y, and z, how many equations will be part of our parametric equation?

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1. Evaluate the parametric function x = t + 1 and y = t^3 for t = 2.

2. Evaluate the parametric equation x = t^2 and y = 5t - 4 for t = 3.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of math problems. These problems will ask you to evaluate parametric equations and give the appropriate values for x and y. Some of the other questions will also ask general questions about the characteristics of rectangular equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will require you to know ideas and definitions such as:

  • Rectangular equations
  • Parametric equations
  • Solving parametric equations
  • The relationship between parametric and rectangular equations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about rectangular equations from the related parametric equations lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve parametric equations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how parametric equations and rectangular equations are related and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and then head over to the corresponding lesson entitled Evaluating Parametric Equations: Process & Examples. The lesson will help you understand topics such as:

  • Defining parametric equations
  • Exploring generic rectangular equations
  • Identifying the relationship between parametric and rectangular equations
  • Evaluating parametric equations