# How do you graph #r=2sec(theta+45^circ)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 3, 2018

See graph and explanation.

#### Explanation:

Use

Here,

2 =

Note that the general polar equation of a straight line is

the altitude, from the pole, upon the straight line.

Here, the foot of the perpendicular is

the graph. In Cartesians, this is

graph{(x - y - 2 sqrt 2)((x-1.414)^2+ (y+1.414)^2-0.01) = 0}