polar coordinates definition

  • noun:
    • The coordinates of a place in a plane, assessed as its Cartesian length from the origin additionally the direction calculated anticlockwise/counterclockwise from x-axis to a line joining the idea towards the origin.
    • The coordinates of a point in three-dimensional room, measured as the Cartesian length from the origin, the position measured from the z-axis to a line joining the purpose into the beginning, and direction assessed anticlockwise from x-axis for this line.

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