Students learn how to differentiate parametrically defined functions using the chain rule.
Later, as learning progresses, they find the stationary points of parametrically defined curves using the chain rule and trigonometric identities.
Edexcel A-Level Mathematics Year 2: Pure 2: Algebraic Methods
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