polar curve 12 videos

Families of Polar Curves: Roses
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to describe Roses, the family of curves with equations r=acos(b*theta) or r=asin(b*theta) when b >=2 and is an integer.
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Graphing Polar Equations
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to sketch a simple polar curve by plotting points.
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Families of Polar Curves: Conic Sections
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to describe the polar equations of conic sections.
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Families of Polar Curves: Circles, Cardiods, and Limacon
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to graph the special cases of the family r = a + b cos (theta) when a or b = 0.
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The Distance Formula in Polar Coordinates
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to derive the distance formula for polar coordinates.
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Lines in Polar Coordinates
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to find the polar equation of a line through the origin (or pole).
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Introduction to Polar Coordinates
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to describe a point's location with polar coordinates, and how to convert from polar coordinates to rectangular coordinates.
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Symmetry of Polar Graphs
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the xaxis.
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Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a polar equation into rectangular form.
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Converting from Rectangular Coordinates to Polar
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert the rectangular coordinates of a point into polar coordinates.
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Find an Equation for the Sine or Cosine Wave
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How to identify the graph of a stretched cosine curve.
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Parametric Equations and Motion
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to graph a parametric curve, and how to eliminate the parameter to obtain a rectangular equation for the curve.
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