# Ch 39: Compass Math: Polar Coordinates & Parameterization

Watch these video lessons to review how polar coordinates and parameterization can be used for mapping purposes. Prepare for the ACT Compass Mathematics Test by answering the questions in our chapter exam.

## Compass Math: Polar Coordinates & Parameterization - Chapter Summary

Allow our instructors to give you a recap about the formulas and functions associated with polar coordinates and parameterization through these engaging lessons. In the trigonometry section of the ACT Compass Mathematics Test, you may have to answer related questions to show how well you comprehend the following:

• Process of graphing functions in polar coordinates
• Polar form complex numbers
• Analyzing parametric equations
• Changing from parametric forms to rectangular forms
• Parametric equation graphs
• Applied contexts of parametric equations
• Conic sections

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### Compass Math: Polar Coordinates & Parameterization Chapter Objectives

Many academic institutions administer the ACT Compass Mathematics Test as a placement test for new students. The test may include all or some of the following five key areas: college-level algebra, pre-algebra. trigonometry, geometry, and algebra. This chapter can help you provide accurate answers for questions about trigonometric functions on a graph as they relate to parameterization and polar coordinates. On this computer-based placement test, every question will give you several answer options to choose from. Give yourself the best chance at choosing the correct answers on some of the trigonometry questions by watching our videos that go over the steps for parameterization and plotting polar coordinates.

7 Lessons in Chapter 39: Compass Math: Polar Coordinates & Parameterization
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