Attached in this zip file includes a full, detailed and color-coded SmartBoard lesson (41 slides). It also includes a color-coded, neat, and very detailed answer key!
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Topics in this lesson:
- Define rectangular & polar coordinates
- Plot polar coordinates
- Convert from rectangular to polar form, and visa versa
- Goes into detail about the WHY
This is a very thoughtfully planned and scaffolded SmartBoard lesson that goes in perfect sequence. Students will be able to make deep connections with previous PreCalculus topics, derive formulas and discover/understand important information. This is such a carefully designed lesson that students will leave the classroom without any questions! The lesson goes into every possible detail, includes examples, and much more!
Have you forgotten everything about Polar & Rectangular coordinates? Then this lesson is also perfect for you! This lesson and all notes included are designed to make both the teacher and the student a master of this material! Not one detail is left out!
MA.912.T.4 Define, use polar coordinates, and relate them to Cartesian coordinates. Translate equations in terms of Cartesian coordinates into polar coordinates, and graph the resulting equations in the polar coordinate plane.