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# Write parametric equations for the given curve for the given definitions of $x$:$y=-4 x+1$a. $x=t$ b. $x=\frac{t}{2}$ c. $x=-4 t$

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Given the equation:

$y = -4x +1$

We will write the parametric equations for the given definition of $x$.

$\textbf{a)}$ For $x= t$, the parametric equation is

\begin{aligned} y & = -4x + 1 \\ y & = -4(t) + 1 \\ y & = -4t + 1 \end{aligned}

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