32 Videos for "polar equation"

Graphing Polar Equations  Concept
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How to sketch a simple polar curve by plotting points. 
Graphing Polar Equations  Problem 2
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How to sketch a polar curve by plotting points and using symmetry. 
Graphing Polar Equations  Problem 1
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to sketch a polar curve by plotting points and using symmetry about the yaxis. 
Graphing Polar Equations  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
Another example of how to sketch a polar curve by plotting points and using symmetry about the yaxis. 
Lines in Polar Coordinates  Concept
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How to find the polar equation of a line through the origin (or pole). 
Lines in Polar Coordinates  Problem 1
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How to find the polar equation of any line. 
Lines in Polar Coordinates  Problem 3
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How to find equations of a line tangent to a circle in polar and rectangular coordinates. 
Lines in Polar Coordinates  Problem 2
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How to interpret the polar equation of a line. 
Converting from Rectangular Coordinates to Polar  Problem 2
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How to convert a rectangular equation into polar form. 
Symmetry of Polar Graphs  Concept
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How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the xaxis. 
Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular  Concept
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How to convert a polar equation into rectangular form. 
Converting from Rectangular Coordinates to Polar  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a rectangular equation, x^2  6x +y^2 + 4y, into polar form. 
Symmetry of Polar Graphs  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to test a polar equation for symmetry about the x or yaxis. 
Families of Polar Curves: Conic Sections  Concept
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How to describe the polar equations of conic sections. 
Symmetry of Polar Graphs  Problem 1
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the yaxis. 
Symmetry of Polar Graphs  Problem 2
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the yaxis when the first test of symmetry doesn't work. 
Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular  Problem 2
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a polar equation into rectangular form, and describe the shape of its graph. 
Converting from Rectangular Coordinates to Polar  Problem 1
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert rectangular equations, y=5 and a circle with radius of 5, into polar form. 
Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular  Problem 1
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a polar equation, 10cos(theta)  24sin(theta) into rectangular form, and describe the shape of its graph. 
Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a polar equation, 2/(cos(tehta)(pi/2)), into rectangular form, and describe the shape of its graph.