Students use the graphing calculator to graph a polar curve, find the area enclosed by the curve, and find the length of the curve.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Analyze a polar curve using the graphing calculator.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary