# Active Calculus

## Section9.6Calculus in Polar Coordinates

### ExercisesExercises

#### 1.

(a) The Cartesian coordinates of a point are $$(1,1).$$
(i) Find polar coordinates $$(r,\theta)$$ of the point, where $$r>0$$ and $$0 \le \theta \lt 2\pi.$$
$$r =$$
$$\theta =$$
(ii) Find polar coordinates $$(r,\theta)$$ of the point, where $$r\lt 0$$ and $$0 \le \theta \lt 2\pi.$$
$$r =$$
$$\theta =$$
(b) The Cartesian coordinates of a point are $$(2\sqrt{3},-2).$$
(i) Find polar coordinates $$(r,\theta)$$ of the point, where $$r>0$$ and $$0 \le \theta \lt 2\pi.$$
$$r =$$
$$\theta =$$
(ii) Find polar coordinates $$(r,\theta)$$ of the point, where $$r\lt 0$$ and $$0 \le \theta \lt 2\pi.$$
$$r =$$
$$\theta =$$

#### 2.

For each set of Polar coordinates, match the equivalent Cartesian coordinates.

#### 3.

Find the equation in polar coordinates of the line through the origin with slope $$\frac1{4}\text{.}$$
$$\theta=$$

#### 4.

Find the slope of the tangent line to the polar curve $$r=1/\theta$$ at the point specified by $$\theta=\pi.$$
Slope =

#### 5.

Find the equation (in terms of $$x$$ and $$y$$) of the tangent line to the curve $$r=3\sin4\theta$$ at $$\theta=\pi/6\text{.}$$
$$y =$$

#### 6.

Find the area of the region bounded by the polar curve $$r = 7 e^ \theta$$ , on the interval $$\frac{4}{7} \pi \leq \theta \leq 2 \pi\text{.}$$

#### 7.

Find the total area enclosed by the cardioid $$r=7-\cos\theta$$ shown in the following figure:

#### 8.

Find the area of one leaf of the "four-petaled rose" $$r =8 \sin 2\theta$$ shown in the following figure:
With $$r_0=8$$

#### 9.

Find the area lying outside $$r=2\cos\theta$$ and inside $$r=1 + \cos\theta\text{.}$$
Area =

#### 10.

Find the exact length of the polar curve
\begin{equation*} r=3\sin(\theta),\;\;0 \le \theta \le \pi/3. \end{equation*}
Length =

#### 11.

Find the length of the spiraling polar curve
$$r = 3 e^{5 \theta}$$
From 0 to $$2 \pi$$ .
The length is
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