Description

In this applet the user enters parametric equations for a planar curve in rectangular or in polar coordinates. The curve is plotted with x and y ranges adjusted automatically. The curve can be traced showing the motion that is defined by a particular parametric representation.

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Note:   The complete source code for both applets is available in the article "Flash Tools for Developers: Parametric Curves on the Plane" that you can find at Custom Classes for Mathematics section of Flash and Math.

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