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Understanding Polar Coordinates

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A series of free Calculus Video Lessons.

Polar Coordinates - The Basics
This video shows how to graph a 'polar point' as well as how to convert from Cartesian to polar form and vice versa.
Polar Coordinates - Basic Graphing
This video shows some basic graphing techniques.

Polar coordinates part 1
In this video we introduce polar coordinates and go through many examples and a couple of important formulas.
Polar coordinates part 2
In this video we go back forth between curves described by polar coordinates and Cartesian coordinates. We also sketch a few curves given in polar coordinates.


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