Re: Solving simultaneous equations with sin in

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**user654321** I have the following question

r = 3 - 4sin (theta) and r = 1 + 6 sin (theta)

How do i solve this to find the points on intersection.

Thanks

$\displaystyle \displaystyle \begin{align*} r &= 3 - 4\sin{\theta} \\ r &= 1 + 6\sin{\theta} \\ 1 + 6\sin{\theta} &= 3 - 4\sin{\theta} \end{align*}$

You should be able to solve for $\displaystyle \displaystyle \begin{align*} \theta \end{align*}$ at least...