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Snapshots of a Rotating Water Stream

by Steven L. Siegel (Niagara University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2005

Subject classification(s): Applied Mathematics | Logic and Foundations
Applicable Course(s): 2.3 College Algebra & Trigonometry combined | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I

Trace the trajectory of a stream of water as the nozzle rotates upward in a vertical plane.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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