When plotting graphs in polar coordinates, how does one know when to make the graph sharp (at θ=0) (as in for the graph for r=1-cosθ) as opposed to a dimple (r=3/2 + cos θ) ?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# When plotting graphs in polar coordinates, how does one know when to

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