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 one year ago
Determine two pairs of polar coordinates for the point (4,4) with 0° ≤ θ < 360°
 one year ago
Determine two pairs of polar coordinates for the point (4,4) with 0° ≤ θ < 360°

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FutureMathProfessor
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1370637119764:dw

FutureMathProfessor
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the radius (r coordinate) is sqrt(32) and the first theta coordinate is 315 degrees. add another 360 to that to get a second theta coordinate, with r constant at sqrt(32)

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You got the sqrt of 32 because r=x^2+y^2. Since it is in the fourth quadrant that's why it is 315 degrees? The answer has to be between 0 and 360 degrees

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure how you got 315 degrees

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@FutureMathProfessor Theta has to be between 0 and 360 degrees so that means there will be one r being positive and one r being negative in another pair of coordinates.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1One pair you found (sqrt(32),315) The other one will have a negative r.

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(4 , 315°), (4 , 135°) is this the answer?

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it shoud say 4sqrt2

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can simplify sqrt(32) I'm sure. :) But yes.

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you very much!

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But your r's are wrong and those pairs you gave.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh wait are you saying 4 or 4sqrt2?

emersonba123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.04sqrt2 in the coordinate for the r
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