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Ron Larson + 1 other

ISBN: 9781285057095

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Finding a Tangent Line In Exercises 9-14, find the unit tangent vector T( t) and a set of parametric equations for the tangent line to the space curve at point P.

To determine

**To calculate:** The unit tangent vector and a set of parametric equations for the tangent line to the space curve *P*

Explanation

**Given:**

The curve:

And the point *P*:

**Formula Used:**

Let *C* be a smooth curve which makes the representation by **r** on an open interval *I*. The unit tangent vector at *t* is defined as:

A line *L* parallel to

**Calculation:**

Consider the specified curve:

Differentiate

This gives the unit tangent vector as follows:

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