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Polar Curves Applet


Polar Curves Applet

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The Polar Curves Applet behaves much like a graphing calculator but adds two features: the user has options to (1) plot points on the user-specified polar curve given by r(t) beginning at a user-specified value of t; and (2) fill in the area bounded by a user-specified polar curve given by r(t) beginning at a user-specified value of t. This applet was developed for the Mathematical Activities with Java workshop. It is recommended for introducing curves in polar coordinates and for discussing the... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 09, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 09, 2003
Submitter: TJ Murphy


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: built using the MathToolKit available at, which uses swing and requires JavaTM Plug-in 1.3
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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