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convert the rectangular equation to polar form. assume a is less than 0.
x=10
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convert the rectangular equation to polar form. assume a is less than 0. x=10
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh, the equation, not the point lol
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah haha could you please show the work? thank you
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
r cos(t) =10 r = 10/cos(t)
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
where did u get t from?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well, x = r cos(t) thats just by definition
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so, r cos(t) = 10 is a direct translation to polar form
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you mean theta?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i dont think I did the divide right tho
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes; t = theta ... it really doesnt matter what you call it, it never comes when called
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh ok thanks i was just checking because i was confused. anyways so the answer is r=10/cos theta
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
maybe, i cant remember if the divide by 0 applies to mess things up with
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im not sure either its quite confusing
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know to get a straight line; which is what x=10 is; you keep the theta a constant... but id have to read up on it again
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think tthe answer is right because some of my other answers ended with r=///// so it should be right hold on no the answer is r=10 sec theta
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do you get secant?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
r = sec and 1/cos are the same thing
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[sec = \frac{1}{cos}\]
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{10}{cos}=10 sec\]
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animalsavior94Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i see thanks so much for your explanations
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