Chapter 2: Space Curves
Section 2.1: Position-Vector Representation
For t∈0,3 π, graph the helix defined parametrically by xt=cost, yt=sint, zt=t/3. On the graph, indicate the points where t=π, and 2 π.
Tools≻Load Package: Student Vector Calculus
Apply the PositionVector command to define the given curve as the position vector R.
Press the Enter key.
Apply the PlotPositionVector command to graph the curve defined as the position vector R.
PlotPositionVectorR,t=0..3 π,points=π,2 π,curveoptions=labels=x,y,z,scaling=constrained,axes=frame,tickmarks=3,3,3
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