Points in two-dimensional space are commonly specified using either rectilinear (
-) coordinates or polar (radial and angular) coordinates. Use the locator to see how these coordinates change as a point moves in the plane.
THINGS TO TRY
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Embed Interactive Demonstration
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
More by Author
Complex Numbers in Rectangular and Polar Form
Ken Levasseur (UMass Lowell)
Two-Color Pixel Division Game for Generalized Logistic Maps with z-Unimodality
Mapping a Square by Complex Functions
Complex Zeros of Quadratic Functions
Visualizing Complex-Valued Functions Using RGB Values
Roots of a Polynomial with Complex Coefficients
Threefold Symmetry from Rotated Plane Waves
Linear Combinations of Curves in Complex Plane
Functions in Two-Dimensional Vector Space or Complex Plane
Rotating a Cube Using Quaternions
High School Algebra II and Trigonometry
High School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Related Curriculum Standards
US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics
The #1 tool for creating Demonstrations
and anything technical.
Explore anything with the first
computational knowledge engine.
The web's most extensive
Course Assistant Apps »
An app for every course—
right in the palm of your hand.
Wolfram Blog »
Read our views on math,
science, and technology.
Computable Document Format »
The format that makes Demonstrations
(and any information) easy to share and
STEM Initiative »
Programs & resources for
educators, schools & students.
Join the initiative for modernizing
Step-by-Step Solutions »
Walk through homework problems one step at a time, with hints to help along the way.
Wolfram Problem Generator »
Unlimited random practice problems and answers with built-in step-by-step solutions. Practice online or make a printable study sheet.
Wolfram Language »
Knowledge-based programming for everyone.
Note: Your message & contact information may be shared with the author of any specific Demonstration for which you give feedback.
© 2016 Wolfram Demonstrations Project & Contributors |
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have