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I have no problem converting Cartesian to Polar, but struggle to convert Polar to Cartesian. Some basic examples and a step by step guide would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

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I have no problem converting Cartesian to Polar, but struggle to convert Polar to Cartesian. Some basic examples and a step by step guide would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

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[itex]x=r\cos(\theta)[/itex]

[itex]y=r\sin(\theta)[/itex]

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Simple now you've pointed it out.

Thanks, that helps a lot.

Thanks, that helps a lot.

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Easier than cartesian to polar, huh?chap said:Simple now you've pointed it out.

Thanks, that helps a lot.

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I know, I was thinking the same thing. :rofl:

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