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Polar Graphing
Author

Patrick McLoughlin
Organization: University High School
Old MathSource #

0204-309
Revision date

1992-11-01
Description

This lesson shows how Mathematica plots a wide variety of polar graphs. By varying the parameters in the equations, students can learn how the structure of the equation affects the shape of the graph.
Subjects

*Mathematica Technology > Programming > 2D Graphics
*Mathematica Technology > Programming > Graphing and Plotting
*Mathematics > Geometry > Trigonometry
Keywords

High School Courseware, polar graphing, tutorial, education, polar coorindates, limacons, cardiods, spiral of archimides, 2d graphics
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PolarGraphingTutorial.nb (150.4 KB) - Mathematica notebook

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PolarGraphingTutorial.ma (78.8 KB) - Mathematica notebook