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## Homework Statement

Cylindrical: (5,5,53.2)

Cartesian = ??

How bout Cartesian to coordinate?

Any websites that shows all the conversions?

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Cylindrical: (5,5,53.2)

Cartesian = ??

How bout Cartesian to coordinate?

Any websites that shows all the conversions?

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Then [itex]x^2+ y^2= r^2 cos^2(\theta)+ r^2 sin^2\(theta)= r^2[/itex]. Also, dividing one equation by the other, [itex]y/x= (r sin(\theta))/(r cos(\theta))= tan(\theta)[/itex]. Putting that all together,

[tex]r= \sqrt{x^2+ y^2}[/tex]

[tex]\theta= tan^{-1}(\frac{y}{x})[/tex]

z= z

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