# What is the general form of limacons and cardioids and how do you graph transformations?

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Mar 14, 2015

You can find a lot of information and easy explained stuff in "K. A. Stroud - Engineering Mathematics. MacMillan, p. 539, 1970", such as:

If you want to plot them in Cartesian coordinates remember the transformation:

For example:

in the first one: