Convert the rectangular equation to polar form. x^2 + y^2 -4ax=0 r=?

John Landry 2022-07-30 Answered
Convert the rectangular equation to polar form.
x 2 + y 2 4 a x = 0
r=?
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yatangije62
Answered 2022-07-31 Author has 16 answers
x = r cos θ
x 2 + y 2 = r 2 ( cos 2 θ + sin 2 θ ) = r 2
x = r sin θ
put these in the x 2 + y 2 4 a x = 0
r 2 4 a r cos θ = 0
r ( r 4 a cos θ ) = 0
r=0
OR r = 4 a cos θ ANSWER
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