Math - 2018-19

MA.9 - Polar Equations

  MA.9  The student will investigate and identify the characteristics of the graphs of polar equations.


Adopted: 2016

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

·  The real number system is represented geometrically on the number line, and the complex number system is represented geometrically on the plane where a + bi corresponds to the point (a, b) in the plane.

ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

·  MA.91  Classify polar equations (rose, cardioid, limaçon, lemniscate, spiral, and circle), given the graph or the equation.

·  MA.92  Determine the effects of changes in the parameters of polar equations on the graph, using a graphing utility.

·  MA.93  Convert between complex numbers written in rectangular form and polar form.

·  MA.94  Determine and verify the intersection of the graphs of two polar equations, using a graphing utility.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 29, 2018