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Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus
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Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus

Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus

Book edition 7th Edition
Author(s) James Stewart, Lothar Redlin, Saleem Watson
Pages 948 pages
ISBN 9781337067508

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Short Answer

Polar Equations to Rectangular Equations

Convert the polar equation to rectangular coordinates


The rectangular equation isy=0

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information

An equation is given in polar coordinate system asθ=π

Step 2. Concept used

Use formulas and replace the value in them to convert to a rectangular coordinate system. Simplify them, and you'll get the solution. In the rectangukar coordinate system, it will provide a curve.

Step 3. Calculation

Formulae used,


Substitute the values in the formulae,


It is x axis

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