# Vector operations in polar coordinates?

1. ### Coeyo

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Is it possible to do vector operations in polar coordinates?

2. ### Justin Lazear

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Last edited: Jan 31, 2005
3. ### dextercioby

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As you may probably have seen from the links provided,YES...Since we're talking about curvilinear coordinates,the calculations are more difficult than the ones with the old $(\vec{i},\vec{j})$

And for spherical it gets worse...

Daniel.