Find the cartesian equations of these polar equations-

1.r=a(theta)/(theta-1)

2.r(1-e^theta)=a

3.r(theta)cos(theta)=acos2(theta)

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- Aug 23rd 2008, 07:46 AMroshanheroConversion of polar equations into cartesian equation
Find the cartesian equations of these polar equations-

1.r=a(theta)/(theta-1)

2.r(1-e^theta)=a

3.r(theta)cos(theta)=acos2(theta) - Aug 23rd 2008, 09:04 AMSoroban
Hello, roshanhero!

These are particularly ugly problems!

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Find the cartesian equations of these polar equations:

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- Aug 24th 2008, 01:51 AMroshanhero
Can't we have the form that contains only x and y terms?

- Aug 24th 2008, 12:41 PMSoroban