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Parametric Heart

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Script to find an intersection of two surfaces and a tangent line

This is a script that I use in class to validate and visualize the results of a 2 step problem which asks students to find a parametric equation representing the intersection of two surfaces:  z=x^2+3y^2 and x=y^2 and then to find the tangent … Continue reading

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CalcPlot3D has four built-in explorations which each contain a pre- and post-test.  Our current goal is to develop more explorations and to import these explorations into WeBWorK. The current explorations, which should be accessed with Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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