# Worksheet: Planar Motion Using Parametric Equations

In this worksheet, we will practice describing motion of a particle along a curve defined by parametric functions.

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A particle has a position defined by the equations and . Find the speed of the particle at .

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**Q2: **

A particle has a position defined by the equations and . Find the velocity vector of the particle at .

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**Q3: **

A moving particle along a curve is defined by the two equations and . Find the acceleration vector of the particle at .

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**Q4: **

A moving particle is defined by the two equations and . Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the particle at .

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**Q5: **

A moving particle is defined by the two equations and . Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the particle at .

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**Q6: **

Given that the position of a moving particle is defined by the parametric equations and , find the speed of the particle at to the nearest tenth.

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**Q7: **

If a particle is moving on a curve defined by the parametric equations and , find the time, to the nearest tenth, at which .

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**Q8: **

If a particle is moving on a curve defined by the parametric equations and , find the time, to the nearest tenth, at which .

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**Q9: **

Suppose that a particle is moving on a curve defined by the parametric equations and . If the particle is initially at horizontal displacement , find the minimum horizontal displacement from .

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**Q10: **

Suppose that a particle is moving on a curve defined by the parametric equations and . If the particle is initially at vertical displacement , find the maximum positive vertical displacement from .

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