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Some Polar Plots
Polar and parametric plots can be made to form unusual objects and shapes. You can vary the shape, color, and size of a petal-like object. Symmetry can be maintained or broken depending on the values selected.
Contributed by:
Stephen Wilkerson
(Towson University)
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Reference:
J. Stewart,
Calculus Early Transcendentals
, 6th ed., Pacific Grove, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2008.
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Some Polar Plots
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/SomePolarPlots/
Contributed by:
Stephen Wilkerson
(Towson University)
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