Area in Polar Coordinates

The following CDF modules about Area in Polar Coordinates connect with a video lesson for my Calculus II class at Torrey Pines High School.

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Part I: Introduction - Part II: Visualizing Polar Area - Part IV: Example 2 - Part V: Example 3

Part I

Sweeping Rectangular Area

Sweeping Polar Area

Approximating Rectangular Area

Approximating Polar Area

Part II

Polar Area Sweep Demonstration

Polar Area Sweep from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project by Abby Brown
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Part IV

Example 2

Part V

Example 3


Abby Brown -
San Diego, California - December 2013