# How do you convert the rectangular equation #5x+7y=12# into polar form?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 9, 2017

Substitute

#### Explanation:

Here is a graph of the given equation:

graph{5x + 7y = 12 [-10.33, 9.67, -5.32, 4.68]}

Substitute

Factor out r:

Divide both sides by

Here is a graph of the polar equation: