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rectangular form to polar form
xy=12

rsinÆŸ rcosÆŸ=12

would the answer be:
r^2=12/cosÆŸ sinÆŸ

please show steps,
Thanks

  • Trigonometry -

    Yes, if you mean

    r^2 = 12/ (sinØcosØ)

    you could also change it to
    r^2 = 24/sin(2Ø) , (recall sin2Ø = 2sinØcosØ )

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