Session 83: Polar Coordinates, Continued

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Overview

This session describes how to use polar coordinates to find areas. In polar coordinates the basic unit of area is not rectangular; it is a portion of a circle.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

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» Clip 1: Polar Coordinates and Area (00:06:00)

» Accompanying Notes (PDF)

From Lecture 33 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

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» Clip 2: Area of an Off-Center Circle (00:08:00)

» Accompanying Notes (PDF)

From Lecture 33 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

 

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