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Polar Coordinates

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1. Homework Statement

Give the equations for the plane polar unit vectors

^ ^
r and (theta)
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in terms of

the Cartesian unit vectors
^ and ^ and hence show that
i j
- -

^ . ^
dr / dt = (theta) x theta
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2. Homework Equations



3. The Attempt at a Solution

I don't know how I can approach this question as I missed my lesson. I tried to google Polar Coordinates but the materials that I found weren't closely related to this. What topic should I look up? Any recommended websites? Thanks!
 

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