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## Homework Statement

Plotting a point in spherical coordinates means using the format ##(\rho, \theta, \phi)## in place of ##(x, y, z)##. Taking a triple integral means replacing ##dV## with ##\rho ^2 sin(\phi) d\rho d\theta d\phi ## As you can see, ##\rho, \theta, \phi ## are all in the same order.

However, for cylindrical coordinates, my textbook plots ##(r, \theta, z)## for points, but replaces ##dV## with ##r dz dr d\theta ##. Why are the three integrals suddenly switched around?

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

Is there a reason behind this? I dislike rote memorization