Polar Coordinates Teacher Resources

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Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
This lesson is written from the perspective of a student teacher. A step by step lesson in which the class works on the trigonometric form of complex numbers. They convert between trigonometric and complex forms. They will also practice...
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PreCalculus: Final Examination

For Students 10th - 12th
In this final examination worksheet, students find the tangent function and sine function.  They graph problems on a polar coordinate.  Students describe trigonometric properties.  This twelve-page worksheet contains 80 problems.
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AP Calculus Practice Exam: BC Version - Part A

For Students 11th - 12th
In this calculus worksheet, students solve 28 multiple choice problems. Students find derivatives, volumes, limits, convergent series, etc.
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Complex Numbers

For Students 10th - 12th
A straightforward approach to teaching complex numbers, this lesson addresses the concepts of complex numbers, polar coordinates, Euler's formula, De moivres Theorem, and more. It includes a practice problems set with odd answers and a...
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Calculus Volume 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
See calculus to the end. The eBook is the last of a three-volume series covering college-level calculus topics. Scholars begin with parametric equations and polar coordinates before moving to vectors, finally ending with multi-variable...
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A comparison of Function, Polar, Parametric, and Implicit Plots

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore different methods of graphing a function.   In this Pre-calculus/Calculus instructional activity, students compare the function mode, polar mode, parametric mode, and implicit plots as they use A TI-89 to graph the...
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Architecture: CAD Design

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students apply computer-assisted design programs to develop sketches and technical drawings for a three-bedroom house. Working together, they develop strategies for presenting their designs, investigate building codes, and hone skills...
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Representation of Complex Numbers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners write complex numbers in standard form. They add, subtract, multiply and divide complex numbers correctly.
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Graphing Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is about the plotting of polar coordinates while graphing equations. They plot multiple points with the help of a graphing calculator and using coordinate graph paper. Students identify the pattern known...
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Intersections of Polar Curves

For Students 10th - 12th
Expand on your pupils' knowledge of polar graphs, systems, and trigonometry. An informative math lesson prompts learners to solve systems of polar equations. The polar coordinate solutions are referenced both algebraically and graphically. 
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Worksheet 26

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, learners use the polar coordinates to find the Euclidian coordinates. Then they compare points on the coordinate plane.
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Worksheet 38

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math learning exercise, students investigate different types of functions and coordinate systems. They review that when integrating a function over a region in the plane using polar coordinates, a “magical” factor of r appears in...
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Cartesian Coordinates

For Students 11th
In this Cartesian coordinates worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 4 different multiple choice problems. First, they express each of the Cartesian coordinates provided as polar coordinates. Then, students find the Cartesian...
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Worksheet 20 - Derivatives

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this derivative worksheet, students solve functions, sketch the direction of the rate of change, and describe functions using polar coordinates. This two-page worksheet contains seven multi-step problems.
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Math 53 – Practice Midterm #1

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students find the length of the curve given in the polar coordinates. They also evaluate the functions and simplify them.
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Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Represent complex numbers in two ways. Pupils use the interactive to convert polar and rectangular representations of complex numbers. The learners drag an overlay back and forth over the coordinate plane to reveal the polar coordinates...
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Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This trigonometry textbook takes the learner from a basic understanding of angles and triangles through the use of polar coordinates on the complex plane. Written by a mathematician-engineer, examples and problems here are used to...
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Polar And Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson plan that is about the study of Cartesian and Polar Coordinates. They play a game of Battleship to create the context for the lesson plan. The examples in the lesson plan can be used as a guide for the...
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Polar Coordinates Game

For Students 10th - 11th
In this algebra game, students pair off to plot polar coordinates on a circular graph. They attempt to hit each other by guessing their opponents location on the graph. This is a great way to reinforce the concept of polar coordinates....
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Worksheet 25

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students draw a graph of functions on a polar graphing system. They graph two functions by first plotting them on the vertical axis as a function of a given angle, then by plotting them at a radial distance from...
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Matrix Revolutions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Beginning with references to the pop culture phenomena of the Matrix movies, this activity moves quickly into the realm of math theory. Using matrices to manipulate polygons in the plane is the focus, with hints at extensions into deeper...
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PhyzJob: Composition Classics

For Students 10th - 12th
In this coordinates worksheet, students write displacement vectors given seven lines in a graph. They write them in rectangular form and then convert them to polar form.
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Worksheet 9 - Math 222 - Three-Dimensional Coordinate System

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this coordinate system worksheet, students compute the areas and lengths in polar coordinates, find unit vectors, work with the three-dimensional coordinate system, compute cross products, and compute dot product equations. This...
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Pre-Calculus Review Sheet

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Pre-Calculus has some detailed formulas involved and here is a great resource that lumps then all together for you. Broken up into rectangular, polar, and parametric sections, the conics all include formulas and graphs. 

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