Problem 710

 

The letters x and y represent rectangular coordinates. Write the following equation using polar coordinates (rθ).

y = x

 

Solution:-

 

x = r * cosθ

y = r * sinθ

give the equation y = x

r cosθ = r sinθ (divide both sides by r cosθ)

1 = tanθ

tanθ = 1

 

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