How do you find the polar coordinates of the point (−2, 0)?

Terrance Khan

Terrance Khan

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2022-02-02

How do you find the polar coordinates of the point (2, 0)?

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bijteny85

bijteny85

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2022-02-03Added 10 answers

Step 1
The polar coordinates of
(x, y)=(2, 0) is (r, θ)=(2, π)
Since the distance of the point from the origin is (2)2+(0)2=2
so r=2
Since the line segment (vector) from the origin to (-2,0) and the positive x-axis makes 180, which iss π radians; therefore, θ=π

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