# Writing Polar Equations for Conic Sections

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Writing Polar Equations for Conic Sections### Questions

- How do you identify conic sections?
- What is the meaning of conic section?
- What is the standard equation of a circle?
- What is the standard equation of a parabola?
- What is the standard equation of a hyperbola?
- Which conic section has the polar equation #r=1/(1-cosq)#?
- Which conic section has the polar equation #r=2/(3-cosq)#?
- Which conic section has the polar equation #r=a sintheta#?
- How do you find a polar equation for the circle with rectangular equation #x^2+y^2=25#?
- What are the polar coordinates of #(x-1)^2-(y+5)^2=-24#?
- How do you write the polar equations for # x = -3#?
- How do you write the polar equations for #x^2+y^2=x#?
- How do you write the polar equations for #y^2=2x#?
- How do you write the polar equations for #4x^2y=1#?
- How do you convert the following to polar coordinates #2xy=1#?
- How do you write this equation in polar coordinates: #x^2 + y^2 = 2#?
- How do you find an equivalent equation of #x^2 + 4y^2 = 4# in polar coordinates?
- How do you convert the rectangular equation #x^2 + y^2 = 6x# to polar form?
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- The parameter a for the closed curve #r = f(theta;a)# is rational. For example, a is rational in #r=a(1+cos theta)#. How do you prove that its length, area enclosed and the volume of the solid of revolution, about an axis, are all transcendental?
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- Question #bbc54