transform the following polar equation into an equation in rectangular coordinates r=-4 sin theta. A. x=-4y B. x+y= -4 C. y= -4 D. x^2+(y+2)^2=4
- print Print
- list Cite
Expert Answers
sciencesolve
| Certified Educator
calendarEducator since 2011
write5,349 answers
starTop subjects are Math, Science, and Business
You should remeber that you may convert the polar coordinates into rectangular coordinates using the following formulas such that:
`sin theta = y/r => y = r sin theta`
`cos theta = x/r => x = r cos theta`
`x^2 + y^2 = r^2`
The problem provides the information that `r = - 4 sin...
(The entire section contains 146 words.)
Unlock This Answer Now
Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.
Related Questions
- What is the limit of `(x^3+y^3)/(x^2+y^2)` as (x,y)-->(0,0)? I'm supposed to use polar...
- 1 Educator Answer
- Write x=(pi)/(4) as an equation in rectangular coordinates, (x, y).
- 1 Educator Answer
- Write the equation r=sin(theta)+1 in rectangular coordinates. Please show step by step instructions.
- 1 Educator Answer
- Find the limit using the polar coordinates `x=rcos(theta)` , `y=rsin(theta)` , `r=sqrt(x^2+y^2)`...
- 1 Educator Answer
- the cartesian coordinates of a point are given (1,-3) find the polar coordinates `(r, theta)`...
- 1 Educator Answer