Posted by Keith on .
rectangular form to polar form
xy=12
rsinÆŸ rcosÆŸ=12
would the answer be:
r^2=12/cosÆŸ sinÆŸ
please show steps,
Thanks

Trigonometry 
Reiny,
Yes, if you mean
r^2 = 12/ (sinØcosØ)
you could also change it to
r^2 = 24/sin(2Ø) , (recall sin2Ø = 2sinØcosØ )