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POLAR, PARAM and POLPM

John Kennedy
Mathematics Department
Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
jkennedy@smc.edu or 71514.751@compuserve.com

A collection of three programs, POLAR, PARAM, and POLPM, that graph functions in polar coordinates, parametric equations and parametric polar equations in the plane. These programs also provide a graph parameter for automatically making multiple series of related graphs, have a Coordinate Trace Mode, a Tangent/Normal/Graph trace mode, zooming features, can perform numerical integration for arc length and area both numerically and graphically, and can find Max/min extrema of X and Y coordinates. There are independent tutorial files, POLAR.TXT, PARAM.TXT and POLPM.TXT which are for first-time users.

Download jkpolpm.zip [278 KB].