# How do you find the polar equation to the tangent, at #theta = pi/12#, on #r = sin 3theta#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 24, 2017

So,

#### Explanation:

The given equation represents a three-petal rose.

The equation to the tangent

at

where

Briefly,

Here,

P is

m at P =

Now, the equation to the tangent at P is

So,

In cartesian form, this is 4x-2y-1=0#