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Complete the chart.
|______________||a graph of two heart shaped loops reflected across the "x" axis|
|______________||a graph with a sinusoidal curve looping around the origin|
How many radians are in a circle? _____________
How do you convert from degrees to radians? ____________________________
In your own words, explain how to graph polar points on a graph: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Name the coordinates of the points on this graph:
Graph the following on a calculator:
Give three alternate sets of coordinates for the given point within the range .
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Distance Between Two Polar Coordinates
What is the Law of Cosines? ______________________________________
How do we have to transform the Law of Cosines to make it a distance formula for polar coordinates? _____________________________________________________
Therefore, what is the Polar Distance Formula? ______________________________________
Find the distance between each set of points:
Give an equation for a line on a polar graph: _______________________________
Give an equation for a circle on a polar graph: _______________________________
Graph the following polar equations on the same polar grid and compare the graphs.
What are the graphs of or called? _________________________
Graph each function using your calculator and sketch on your paper.
- How do sine and cosine graphs differ?