Difference between revisions of "ToPolar Command"

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;ToPolar[ <Complex Number> ]
 
;ToPolar[ <Complex Number> ]
 
:Transforms a complex number into its polar coordinates.
 
:Transforms a complex number into its polar coordinates.
:{{example|1=<div><code><nowiki>ToPolar[1 + sqrt(3) * ί]</nowiki></code> gives ''(2; <math>\frac{\pi}{3}</math>)'', the polar coordinates of ''1 + sqrt(3) * ί''.</div>}}
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:{{example|1=<div><code><nowiki>ToPolar[1 + sqrt(3) * ί]</nowiki></code> gives ''(2; <math>\frac{\pi}{3}</math>)'', the polar coordinates of ''1 + <math>\sqrt{3}</math> * ί''.</div>}}
 
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*The complex ί is obtained by pressing {{KeyCode|ALT + i}}.  
 
*The complex ί is obtained by pressing {{KeyCode|ALT + i}}.  
 
* See also [[ToComplex Command]], [[ToExponential Command]] and [[ToPoint Command]].
 
* See also [[ToComplex Command]], [[ToExponential Command]] and [[ToPoint Command]].
 
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Revision as of 12:05, 23 August 2011


This command works in CAS View only.

ToPolar[ <Complex Number> ]
Transforms a complex number into its polar coordinates.
Example:
ToPolar[1 + sqrt(3) * ί] gives (2; \frac{\pi}{3}), the polar coordinates of 1 + \sqrt{3} * ί.
Note:
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