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April 13th, 2012, 08:51 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Feb 2012 Posts: 78 Thanks: 0  Polar to Cartesian Coordinate Conversion Help
Convert the following point from a polar to cartesian coordinate. = = = My answer: However this is wrong. Where did I screw up? 
April 13th, 2012, 09:32 AM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 407  Re: Polar to Cartesian Coordinate Conversion Help Hello, swm06! Quote:  
April 13th, 2012, 09:34 AM  #3  
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You missed a sign when you found your xcoordinate. is negative. When you multiply by 1, it becomes positive. That will make You should rationalize your denominators in the end to arrive at [color=#FF0000]A couple of minutes too slow for Soroban![/color]  

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