# Polar App - HP Prime Graphing Calculator Quick Start Manual

The menu items are the same as in the Symbolic view of the Function app, except that here
replaces
(and
enters a T when tapped).
Plot View Press P to display the Plot view and see the graphs of the equations selected in Symbolic view. The
functionality here is the same as in the Function Plot view, except that there are no Fcn functions.
Plot Setup view Press SP to display the Plot Setup view. This view enables you
to configure the appearance of the parametric graphs.
This view is similar to the Plot Setup view of the Function app (see "Function, Advanced
Graphing, Parametric, Polar, and Sequence apps" on page 22), except that it also
contains T Rng and T Step fields. These fields enable you to specify the range and
fineness of the t-values used to generate the (x,y) points for graphing.
Numeric view Press N to display Numeric view. This view is the same as you see
in the Function app.

## Polar app

The Polar app enables you to define polar equations and explore their graphs and
tables of values. It is similar in structure and functionality to the Function app. To open
the Polar app, press ! and select Polar. The app opens in Symbolic view. The
information below describes the major differences between the Polar app and the
Function app (see "Function, Advanced Graphing, Parametric, Polar, and Sequence
apps" on page 22).
Symbolic view The Symbolic view of the Polar app enables you to specify up to ten
polar equations, each one defining r—the signed distance a point is from the origin:
(0,0)—in terms of θ, the anti-clockwise angle a segment from the point to the origin
makes with the polar axis. An example is r = (3θ)/π.
The menu items are the same as in the Function Symbolic view, except that here
replaces
(and enters θ
when tapped).
Plot view Press P to display the Plot view and see the graphs of the equations
selected in the Symbolic view. The functionality here is the same as in the Function Plot
view, except that there are no Fcn functions.
Plot Setup view Press SP to display the Plot Setup view. This view enables you
to configure the appearance of the polar graphs. This view is similar to the Plot Setup
view of the Function app (see "Function, Advanced Graphing, Parametric, Polar, and
Sequence apps" on page 22), except that it also contains θ Rng and θ Step fields. These
fields enable you to specify the range and fineness of the θ-values used to generate the
points for graphing.
see
Numeric view Press N to display Numeric view. This view is the same as you
in the Function app.
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