# Polar Coordinates Teacher Resources

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#### Worksheet 38

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, learners 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 the...
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#### Worksheet 31

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students investigate vectors and polar coordinates. They convert the paths of polar coordinates to Euclidian points.
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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 28 - Spring 1996

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students examine the graph in polar coordinates of r = f(θ). Then they sketch a graph of the modified functions indicated.
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#### Polar And Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is about the study of Cartesian and Polar Coordinates. They play a game of Battleship to create the context for the lesson. The examples in the lesson can be used as a guide for the students or the teacher.
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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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#### 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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#### Worksheet 29 Spring 1999

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this math learning exercise, students describe in terms of reflections what happens to a point when (r, θ) in polar coordinates changes. They also discuss the concept of symmetry.
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#### PreCalculus: Final Examination

For Students 10th - 12th
In this final examination learning exercise, students find the tangent function and sine function.  They graph problems on a polar coordinate.  Students describe trigonometric properties.  This twelve-page learning exercise contains 80...
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#### Graphing Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students define polar equations and learn to plot them. For this calculus lesson, students relate polar equations to real life scenarios such as plants and comic strips. They discuss and define the curves of polar equations.
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#### AP Calculus Practice Exam: BC Version - Part A

For Students 11th - 12th
In this calculus activity, students solve 28 multiple choice problems. Students find derivatives, volumes, limits, convergent series, etc.
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#### Introduction To Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the polar coordinate system and practice plotting using Cartesian Coordinates. They find the angle and the radius and plot them while comprehending the ordered pairs using the x and y axis. The lesson includes...
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CK-12 Foundation

#### 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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Schoolcraft College

#### 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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#### 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 â€“ 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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#### Multivariable Calculus: Curvilinear Coordinates

For Students Higher Ed
In this curvilinear coordinate worksheet, students compute the Jacobian of standard transformations to Cartesian coordinates from polar, spherical and cylindrical coordinates. They identify the determinant of the Jacobian matrices. This...
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#### Discussion Sheet 4: Integrals

For Students Higher Ed
In this integral worksheet, students sketch solids in three dimensional space, determine the coordinates, evaluate the integrals and identify the moment of inertia. This one-page worksheet contains six multi-step problems.
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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.
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2013 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Apply the skills to problems to ace the AP test. Free-response questions require scholars to take calculus skills and apply them to situations. Pupils use the questions to see how those situations appear on an upcoming exam. Teacher use...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2014 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
How much of the material is really important? Pupils use the free-response questions from the 2014 AP Calculus BC exam to see how the questions appear. With the supporting material, teachers understand the topics that appear on the test...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2017 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Pupils use the six released free-response questions from an AP Calculus BC exam to prepare for their own exam. The questions cover a range of topics from the BC curriculum, with half of the items coming strictly from AB material and the...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2007 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Provide a review for the exam so individuals don't tank. AP® provides the free-response questions for teachers to use to help their pupils prepare for the exam. The six BC questions from 2007 include regions bounded by functions, water...