Math - 2018-19
MA.9 - Polar Equations
MA.9 The student will investigate and identify the characteristics of the graphs of polar equations.
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.
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.
the effects of changes in the parameters of polar equations on the graph, using
a graphing utility.
between complex numbers written in rectangular form and polar form.
and verify the intersection of the
graphs of two polar equations, using a graphing utility.