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Cartesian to polar diagram
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Cartesian to polar coordinate conversion is carried out by the use of trigonometry and Pythagoras' theorem.
x =
y =

Angle α =
Length l =
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Cartesian and polar coordinates both have different strengths and weaknesses, and it is often necessary convert between them in order to make life easier.