Parametric Equations in Applied Contexts - Quiz & Worksheet


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How many parameters does a parametric equation have?

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1. The path of a car is given by the parametric equations x = t + 3 and y = 2t. What is the position of the car at t = 2?

2. What is the starting point of a deer that is walking along the path given by the parametric equations x = 3t and y = t^2 + 3?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will bring to light how much you understand parametric equations in applied contexts. Quiz questions will cover areas like points and solving equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your knowledge of:

  • The number of parameters in a parametric equation
  • The location in a given equation
  • How to limit parameters

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about parameters in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve parametric equations in applied contexts practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what a parameter does to a path and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For additional information about this subject we've assembled a lesson on Parametric Equations in Applied Contexts. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Understanding, finding, and solving parametric equations
  • Identifying a circular path
  • Considering the particular points and lines with relation to specified parameters