Find the polar coordinates corresponding to the point for which the rectangular coordinates are (2,-5), correct to 3 significant digits.
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Polar coordinates are
Should I write my answer has
Or change the to radians?
Which would give
So the answer would be ? Or the first one I listed?
Polar coordinates are generally given in degrees instead of radians.
Originally Posted by galactus Polar coordinates are generally given in degrees instead of radians. I really doubt that that is a true statement.
I for one, advocate dropping the use of degrees in mathematics.
My rational is simple: radians are numbers.
You are certainly right, Plato. I don't know what's wrong with me. Must've been a brain fart. I was actually thinking the other way, but posted the opposite.
Should I write my answer as this or
Should I write radians in my answer or no?
Originally Posted by Shinjiro Should I write my answer as this or
Should I write radians in my answer or no? These questions have been addressed via response to pm.
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