 # Parametric Curves

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Parametric Curves - Basic Graphing
This video discusses some of the very basics about graphing parametric curves.
Parametric Curves - Calculating Area
Calculating Area enclosed by a parametric curve.
This video shows how to set up the integral to find the area between a parametric curve and the line y = 2.5.

Parametric curves part 1
This video shows a bunch of examples of plotting parametric curves by hand.
Parametric curves 2
This video shows some examples of plotting parametric curves by first eliminating the parameter to see what the curve is in Cartesian coordinates and then plotting like normal.

Parametric curves 3
This video gives a "hard" example of finding the parametric equations of a point described in a certain geometric problem.

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