Parametric equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg14980] Parametric equations*From*: MAvalosJr at aol.com*Date*: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 03:59:02 -0500*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Everyone: Any suggestions on how to plug into mathematica to derive parametric equations from a quadratic? My example is: y= - x^2/ 72 + x. Using pencil and paper I get: x= 24 Sqrt[2 t] and y= -16 t^2 + 24 Sqrt[2 t]. Thanks again for whatever Manuel

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Parametric equations***From:*Daniel Lichtblau <danl>