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Topic: Can you parametrize this helix?
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Oscarville

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Can you parametrize this helix?
Posted: Dec 17, 2010 9:21 PM
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I have a tricky curve in need of parametrization. Here's what I mean...

x=t
y=sin5t
z=cos5t gives a helix along the x-axis

I'm trying to parametrize a helix, like this, that follows the circumference of a circle. Can anyone help?



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