This activity is intended to supplement Trigonometry, Chapter 6, Lesson 4.
Plotting Coordinates & Exploring Polar Graphs
4. Using your graphing calculator, explore polar graphs by changing the equation from #3. Try to generate the graphs listed below. Which of the graphs were you able to make? Write the equation next to the graph shape.
- rose with even number of petals
- rose with odd number of petals
- limaçon with an inner loop