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Region D in Polar Coord

  1. Mar 4, 2007 #1
    How would you write the region D given by

    [tex]
    \[D: \left\{
    \begin{array}{l l}
    \frac{-d}{2} \leq y \leq \frac{d}{2} \\
    -\infty < x < \infty \\ \end{array} \right. \]
    [/tex]

    in polar coordinates?
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2007
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  3. Mar 4, 2007 #2

    mjsd

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    first think about how you write the equation of a straight line in polar coord...
     
  4. Mar 4, 2007 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    Or, more specifically, how to write x and y in polar coordinates. Replace x and y in the inequalities with those and solve the inequalities.
     
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