# Convert the equation to polar coordinates. {eq}\displaystyle{ x^2 + y^2 = 5x }{/eq}

## Question:

Convert the equation to polar coordinates.

{eq}\displaystyle{ x^2 + y^2 = 5x }{/eq}

## Rectangular Coordinate to Polar Coordinates:

The rectangular equation and polar coordinates are interchangeable and can be converted from one form to another, depending on the need of the problem. Certain values are used to convert the form of the equation that is given below.

{eq}\begin{align*} x &= r\cos \theta \\ y &= r\sin \theta \end{align*} {/eq}

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Given Data:

• The given rectangular form of equation is: {eq}{x^2} + {y^2} = 5x {/eq}

Substitute {eq}x = r\cos \theta {/eq} and {eq}y = r\sin...