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## Homework Statement

Convert from rectangular to spherical coordinates.

(-(sqrt3)/2 , 3/2 , 1)

## Homework Equations

We know the given equations are

ρ = sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)

tan theta = y/x

cos φ = z / ρ

## The Attempt at a Solution

My answer was (2, -pi/3, pi/3)

It should be a simple plug and go... Am I doing simple math wrong? The only part I think I could get wrong is the y/x but -3 / 2 / sqrt3 / 2 should be sqrt3 right?I'm using webassign if that matters at all. I'm sorry for posting such a simple question but I don't understand how that solution is wrong... I guess I'm just having a huge brain fart?

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