# How do you convert rectangular coordinates to polar coordinates?

## How do you convert rectangular coordinates to polar coordinates?

Summary: to convert from Cartesian Coordinates (x,y) to Polar Coordinates (r,θ):

1. r = √ ( x2 + y2 )
2. θ = tan-1 ( y / x )

## How do you convert equations to cylindrical coordinates?

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## How do you convert Cartesian vector to cylindrical?

To convert a point from Cartesian coordinates to cylindrical coordinates, use equations r2=x2+y2,tanθ=yx, and z=z.

## How do you convert a vector field from Cartesian to cylindrical?

To convert a point from cylindrical coordinates to Cartesian coordinates, use equations x=rcosθ,y=rsinθ, and z=z. To convert a point from Cartesian coordinates to cylindrical coordinates, use equations r2=x2+y2,tanθ=yx, and z=z.

## What is the difference between rectangular and cylindrical coordinates?

Rectangular coordinates are depicted by 3 values, (X, Y, Z). When converted into cylindrical coordinates, the new values will be depicted as (r, θ, z).

## What is a cylindrical coordinates converter/calculator?

This cylindrical coordinates converter/calculator converts the rectangular (or cartesian) coordinates of a unit to its equivalent value in cylindrical coordinates, according to the formulas shown above. Rectangular coordinates are depicted by 3 values, (X, Y, Z).

## What is the value of Z in cylindrical and rectangular coordinates?

z z coordinates are equal in the two systems. , 4) in cylindrical coordinates to rectangular coordinates. z = 4. z=4. z = 4. in rectangular coordinates. (−2,2,6) (−2,2, 6) in rectangular coordinates to cylindrical coordinates. z = 6.

## How to convert rectangular to spherical coordinates using a calculator?

Convert rectangular to spherical coordinates using a calculator. The calculator calculates the cylindrical coordinates r , θ and z given the rectangular coordinates x , y and z using the formulas in II. 1 – Enter x , y and z and press the button “Convert”. You may also change the number of decimal places as needed; it has to be a positive integer.