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38 resources with the concept polar form

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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 1: Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Prepare your mathematicians for calculus with a collection of 32 lessons that focus on three topics: linearity, complex number operations as transformations, and the power of right notation. Each lesson includes teacher materials...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Vectors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Complex numbers bridge so many concepts as learners edge into higher-level math. Here, their polar and rectangular forms link through vector notation, and the arithmetic of vectors is born. These basic math skills translate into a...
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Polar Graphs

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The world of graphing polar graphs is filled with beautiful curves and patterns once a young mathematician masters a few basic techniques. This comprehensive resource covers many of these techniques and resulting shapes, from the basic...
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Roots of Unity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Visualize the nth roots of unity. Pupils calculate the nth roots of unity and find all n roots. Learners plot the solutions in the complex plane and observe that they are the vertices of a regular n-gon inscribed in the unit circle....
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Curves in the Complex Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Go around and around on the complex plane. The sixth lesson in a 23-part unit reviews representing numbers in the complex plane. Pupils graph numbers with equal moduli and notice they represent a circle. They continue to explore complex...
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Does Every Complex Number Have a Square Root?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Help the class find a better way. Pupils recall finding nth roots or a complex number in polar form from a previous module to find the square root of a complex number. Using the second installment in a series of 23, scholars discover it...
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Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
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Distance Between Two Polar Coordinates: Exploring Changes in Angle and Radius

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Get straight answers on a curved grid. An interactive has learners apply the Law of Cosines to find the distance between two points on the polar coordinate plane. The pupils use the radii lengths and the angle between the two radii to...
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Plots of Polar Coordinates: Submarine Sonar

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Find the location of enemy submarines with a sonar display that doubles as a polar coordinate system. Pupils find polar coordinates that would be the same location of plotted submarines. They then determine multiple polar coordinates...
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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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Rectangular to Polar Form for Equations: Polar Coordinates

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Plot points around a wheel. Pupils use an interactive tool to plot a point using polar coordinates with the aid of a wheel. Scholars use the interactive to answer five questions to finish the lesson. The resource provides background...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task - Precalculus (module 1)

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Individuals show what they know about the geometric representations of complex numbers and linearity. Seventeen questions challenge them to demonstrate their knowledge of moduli and operations with complex numbers. The assessment is the...
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Class members use the powers of multiplication in the 19th installment of the 32-part unit has individuals to utilize what they know about the multiplication of complex numbers to calculate the integral powers of a complex number. Groups...
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Discovering the Geometric Effect of Complex Multiplication

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Does complex number multiplication have the class spinning? Here's a resource that helps pupils explore and discover the geometric effect of multiplying complex numbers. In the 14th installment in the 32-part unit groups look at the unit...
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Trigonometry and Complex Numbers

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex numbers were first represented on the complex plane, now they are being represented using sine and cosine. Introduce the class to the polar form of a complex number with the 13th part of a 32-part series that defines the argument...
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The class checks to see if the formula for finding powers of a complex number works to find the roots too.  Pupils review the previous day's work and graph on the polar grid. The discussion leads the class to think about how to reverse...
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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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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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The AP Calculus Problem Book

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Are you always looking for extra problem resources to incorporate in your classes?  A set of problems for a full AP Calculus course may be all you need! Each unit has a full set of questions and a sample test.