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Calculus: Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates Classroom ActivitiesDownload
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Gateway Arc Length

Investigate the arc length of the Gateway Arch, using the Pythagorean Theorem to approximate and using Calculus to find the exact solution. Students also solve arc length questions.
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Parametric Races & Slopes

Students will study the motion of two points and use calculus to determine the velocity and acceleration. The slope of parametric equations will be determined.
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Polar Graphs

Relate polar coordinates to rectangular coordinates and plot polar functions.
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Polar Necessities

Students graphically and algebraically find the slope of the tangent line at a point on a polar graph.
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