# The question says: "A pair of parametric equations is given. a.) Sketch the curve represented by the parametric equations. b.) Find a rectangular-coordinate equation for the curve by eliminating the parameter.  x=2t+1, y=(t+ 1/2)2

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"A pair of parametric equations is given. a.) Sketch the curve represented by the parametric equations. b.) Find a rectangular-coordinate equation for the curve by eliminating the parameter.

x=2t+1, y=(t+ 1/2)2