(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Convert to an equation in polar coordinates y = x^(2)

2. Relevant equations

x = r cos (theta) , y = r sin (theta) , tan (theta) = y/x

3. The attempt at a solution

Here is my work so far: y=x^(2) so r sin (theta) = (r cos (theta))^2 and r sin (theta) = r^(2) cos^(2) theta. I'm not sure how to move the r's to one side of the equation though. Can I apply tan (theta) = y/x or ? Thanks in advance!

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# Homework Help: Polar coordinates question

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