For the given rectangular equation, write an equivalent polar equation: {eq}x^2+(y-24)^2=576 {/eq}

## Question:

For the given rectangular equation, write an equivalent polar equation: {eq}x^2+(y-24)^2=576 {/eq}

## Polar Coordinates:

If we have the value of x and the y in terms of the polar coordinates known to us, then we can convert any type of cartesian equation to the equivalent polar equation form. The form are just a different way to show the equations.

## Answer and Explanation: 1

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Here we have to write an equivalent polar equation: {eq}x^2+(y-24)^2=576 {/eq}

So we can just replace:

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

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Chapter 24 / Lesson 1Learn how to graph polar equations and plot polar coordinates. See examples of graphing polar equations. Transform polar to rectangular coordinates and vice versa.