What does a polar coordinate system look like?
A polar coordinate system consists of a polar axis, or a "pole", and an angle, typically
This might be difficult to visualize based on words, so here is a picture (with O being the origin):
This is a more detailed picture, depicting a whole polar coordinate plane (with the
The origin is in the middle, and each circle represents a different
Note that polar coordinates/equations have Cartesian equivalents shown below:
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