$\{\begin{array}{ll}x=& \mathrm{cos}(nt)\\ y=& \mathrm{sin}(mt+a)\end{array}$.

These curves occur often in the study of electronics. They form a good example of parametric curves.

This online exercise can either plot a Lissajous curve and ask you to recognize its equations among a list to choose from, or give a pair of equations and ask you to recognize the plotted Lissajous curve among a list to choose from.

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- Description: recognize a Lissajous curve according to its equations, or vice versa. interactive exercises, online calculators and plotters, mathematical recreation and games
- Keywords: interactive mathematics, interactive math, server side interactivity, geometry, Lissajous, curves, trigonometric_functions