Define polar coordinates and relate polar coordinates to Cartesian coordinates.
I Can Statements
*I can define polar coordinates simplistically as a point marked by how far away from the origin and what angle it is with the x axis.
*I can relate polar coordinates to Cartesian coordinates.
*Areas bounded by polar curves can be calculated with definite integrals.
*For a curve given by a polar equation r = f(theta), derivatives of r, x, and y with respect to theta and first and second derivatives of y with respect to x can provide information about the curve. (EK 2.2A4 (BC))
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