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Expressing cartesian curves in polar form

  1. Sep 3, 2010 #1
    Express the following in cartesian curves in polar form
    i) 4x-5y=2
    Not sure how to do this

    ii) (x-3)^2+(y-4)^2=25
    r=9cos16(theta)
    Is this correct ?

    Any help would be great
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 3, 2010 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    What are the formulas that convert Cartesian coordinates to polar coordinates? Please use the template when posting problems. These templates include a section for relevant equations and formulas.
     
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