curves, deriving coordinate functions

Jens Akhøj Nielsen shared this problem 4 months ago
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Hi,

After defining a curve, say r (only tried 2D), you can get x(r) and y(r) getting two functions f(t)=x(r(t)) and g(t)=y(r(t)).

If you start writing derivative(f,t) in Input, the plot is shown, but when you hit Enter, it comes up as Undefined.

The same works in CAS without problems, it seems.

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Which version of GeoGebra and OS?

Please post your file

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I can confirm Jens observation and it is not helpful to post a file, because the result is an undefined function.


Try: a=curve(3u²,2u*exp(-u), u, -10,10) and define f(t)=x(a) and g(t)=y(a)

Then you can see the described problem.

My system: Windows 10 and GG 5.0533

Greetings

mire2

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Thank you, my OS and GG is the same.

Btw. as far as I can see, x(a) and y(a) might be obvious, but it seems it's undocumentet.

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