How do I convert the following equation from polar to rectangular form?

I know , but I'm not sure how to eliminate . I know , but multiplying both sides by r just muddies it further for me.

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- Apr 8th 2010, 02:22 PMsatispolar to rectangular equation
How do I convert the following equation from polar to rectangular form?

I know , but I'm not sure how to eliminate . I know , but multiplying both sides by r just muddies it further for me. - Apr 8th 2010, 05:55 PMmaddas

Let . Let .

Ummm.... here's where I lose it...

Let .

... I*think*(I used the cubic formula). There might also be more solutions (pretty sure there are...)