Converting Polar Equations to Cartesian Equations

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If theta= pi/3 , then to convert to a Cartesian equation, let x =

A.(1/2)r
B.(square root of2/2)r
C.(square root of 3/2)r

  • Converting Polar Equations to Cartesian Equations -

    x=r cos(θ)
    =r cos(π/3)
    =r cos(π/3*180/π)
    =r cos(60°)
    I'll let you complete with the calculator.

  • Converting Polar Equations to Cartesian Equations -

    Y= root3 x

  • Converting Polar Equations to Cartesian Equations -

    r2 = 6rcos(θ) + 7rsin(θ)

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