Cartesian and polar coordinate systems
- Josh Dimick
There is more than one way to determine the location of a point. See both Cartesian and Polar coordinate systems.
1. What information do Cartesian coordinates give? [Explore the Polar coordinate system by unchecking the "Show rectangular coordinates" and checking the "Show polar coordinates"} 2. How is the point location determined using polar coordinates? 3. What is r? What is ?