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Parametric equations and eq. of tangent plane

I have written the following code to determine the equation of a plane tangent to a surface at a given point: ...
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How to compute curvature of a curve defined by a list of points (in $\mathbb{R}^n$)?

Consider a "curve" defined by a list of points in finite dimension (here, four): pts = Table[{Cos[t], 0, Sin[2 t], Sin[t]}, {t, Subdivide[0, 1, 99]}] I used ...
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Passing a function into another function defined with Module and using it there

I'm trying to write a generic module that will take a vector-valued function of a space curve and show the animation of a unit tangent vector traversing the curve. I found a really nice example from ...
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Finding unit tangent for a given r(t)

For my Calc III class, I need to find $T(t)$, $N(t)$, and $k(t)$ using Mathematica, given $r(t) = {sqrt(t), (1/2)t^2, t^3 - (5/2)t^2 - 17}$. While the former and latter have been found, attempting to ...
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How to make a vector field point by point?

I have data for the components of the vectors at multiple points and want to plot something like a vector field from my points which obviously has to be done vector by vector because I do not know the ...
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How to solve "Coordinate should be a triple of numbers"?

Something seems different with duplicated question "How to solve this error? “should be a triple of numbers or a Scaled form.” ", MMA tips may tell that Abs do not ...
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How Can I draw a curve on a sphere in Minkowski 3 space?

There is a curve, which evolves with time, in the the Euclidean space. And the solution of its evolution equations has been used to draw it using this code: ...
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Plotting a vector path on a torus

I am looking to visually represent some properties of vectors when plotted on the plane versus when the are plotted on the torus. Plotting them on the plan is relatively straight forward, however I ...

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