1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Polar axis?

  1. Sep 26, 2006 #1
    What is the significance of the polar axis?

    What would it mean if someone said 'Take the z axis (in 3D cartesian coords) as the polar axis?'
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 27, 2006 #2
    I found out what it meant. The polar axis is where angles are measured with respect to.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Polar axis?
  1. Polar coords (Replies: 7)

  2. Polar To Cartesian (Replies: 4)

  3. Axis of a Parabola (Replies: 24)

  4. Polar set . (Replies: 1)

  5. Dx in polar? (Replies: 2)

Loading...