## DESCRIPTION ## Parametric equations: graphing a parametric curve in space ## ENDDESCRIPTION ## KEYWORDS('parametric', 'curve in space') ## DBsubject('WeBWorK') ## DBchapter('WeBWorK Tutorial') ## DBsection('Fort Lewis Tutorial 2011') ## Date('01/30/2011') ## Author('Paul Pearson') ## Institution('Fort Lewis College') ## TitleText1('') ## EditionText1('') ## AuthorText1('') ## Section1('') ## Problem1('') ########################### # Initialization DOCUMENT(); loadMacros( "PGstandard.pl", "MathObjects.pl", "LiveGraphicsParametricCurve3D.pl", ); TEXT(beginproblem()); ########################## # Setup Context("Numeric"); Context()->variables->are(x=>"Real",y=>"Real",z=>"Real",t=>"Real"); \$plot = ParametricCurve3D( Fx => Formula("t*cos(t)"), Fy => Formula("t*sin(t)"), Fz => Formula("t"), tvar => "t", tmin => 0, tmax => 10, tsamples => 50, axesframed => 1, xaxislabel => "X", yaxislabel => "Y", zaxislabel => "Z", outputtype => 4, ); ########################## # Main Text Context()->texStrings; BEGIN_TEXT \{ Live3Ddata( \$plot, image => "spiral.png", size => [400,400], tex_size => 600, tex_center => 1, scale => 1.1, ); \} END_TEXT Context()->normalStrings; ######################## # Answer Evaluation \$showPartialCorrectAnswers = 0; ############################ # Solution Context()->texStrings; BEGIN_SOLUTION \${PAR}SOLUTION:\${PAR} Solution explanation goes here. END_SOLUTION Context()->normalStrings; COMMENT('MathObject version.'); ENDDOCUMENT();