I have the AP Calc test coming up in May, and polar graphs are going to be of somewhat importance.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The area of a polar region is: [tex] A = \frac{1}{2}\int_{a}^{b}r^2d\theta[/tex]

The only thing I don't understand is how to know your bounds.

Example: Find the area of one loop of the polar equation [tex]r = \cos(4\theta)[/tex]

Help please

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Jameson

P.S. I need to do this without a calculator

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# Area of Polar Graphs

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