# How do you convert #r = 16 / 3 -5 cos theta# into cartesian form?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 30, 2017

Please see the explanation.

#### Explanation:

Here is the graph of

Multiply both sides of the equation by r:

Subsitute

Substitute

Substitute x for

Here is a graph of the converted equation:

Please observe that the graphs are identical.