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Spherical Coordinates

  1. Sep 30, 2009 #1
    I can't muster my mind around this.

    Can you actually plot this vector on a graph at the point? The vector only specifies a length with no direction.
     
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  3. Sep 30, 2009 #2

    berkeman

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    But you do have a direction. From the origin to the point given....
     
  4. Oct 1, 2009 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    In any coordinate system, the vector corresponding to a single point is the vector from the origin to the point, as berkeman said.
     
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