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Polar and Rectangular Coordinates
Compare the rectangular and polar coordinates of a point. Choose the grid lines you want to see and whether the point (a locator) snaps to a rectangular or polar grid.
Contributed by:
Abby Brown
THINGS TO TRY
Drag Locators
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Cartesian Coordinates
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Polar Coordinates
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Polar and Rectangular Coordinates
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PolarAndRectangularCoordinates/
Contributed by:
Abby Brown
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