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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.
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