polar coordinates

There are a million things in maths named after Leonard Euler. Here's a beautiful formula involving complex numbers.

The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why...

Polar coordinates are great for circles and spirals!

Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!

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