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    [SOLVED] Cartesian to Polar Equations

    replace the cartesian equations iby equivalent polar equations. (a = alpha)

    x-y=3

    so:

    rcosa - rsina = 3

    r(cosa-sina)=3

    can this be the answeR?? to me it seems like i m missing something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Legendsn3verdie View Post
    replace the cartesian equations iby equivalent polar equations. (a = alpha)

    x-y=3

    so:

    rcosa - rsina = 3

    r(cosa-sina)=3

    can this be the answeR?? to me it seems like i m missing something.
    \Rightarrow r = \frac{3}{\cos \alpha - \sin \alpha}.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    \Rightarrow r = \frac{3}{\cos \alpha - \sin \alpha}.


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