Parametric, Vector, Polar and 3-D functions

Published on 06/09/2008

#### Activity Overview

In this activity, students investigate and graph parametric functions, vectors, polar functions, and 3D functions.

#### Before the Activity

#### During the Activity

Distribute the pages to the class.

Follow the Activity procedures:

Parametric Functions:

Slope of a Parametric Curve, Chain Rule for Parametric Equations:

Arc Length of Parametric Curves:

Parametric Equations for Trajectories:

Symbolic and Graphical Representation of Vectors:

Area Bounded by Polar Curves:

3D Functions:

#### After the Activity

Students will complete the practice exercise problems.

Review student results: