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Vectors in Cartesian ThreeSpace Help
Introduction to Vectors in Cartesian ThreeSpace A vector in Cartesian threespace is the same as a vector in the Cartesian plane, except that there is more “freedom” in terms of direction. This makes the expression of ...
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Geometric Planes Help
Introduction to Geometric Planes The equation of a flat geometric plane in Cartesian 3D coordinates is somewhat like the equation of a straight line in Cartesian 2D coordinates. Criteria For Uniqueness
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Lines with 3D Coordinates Help
Symetricform Equations, Direction Numbers, and Parametric Equations Straight lines in Cartesian threespace present a more complicated picture than straight lines in the Cartesian coordinate plane. This is because there is an added dimension, ...
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Vectors And Cartesian ThreeSpace Practice Test
If necessary, review: Taste of Trigonometry Help Vectors in ...
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Polar Coordinates Help
Introduction to Polar Coordinates Cartesian coordinates do not represent the only way that points can be located on a plane or in 3D space. In this chapter we’ll look at polar, latitude/longitude, cylindrical, and spherical schemes. ...
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Examples using Polar Coordinates Help
Introduction to Examples Using Polar Coordinates  Circles In order to get a good idea of how the polar coordinate system works, let’s look at the graphs of some familiar objects. Circles, ellipses, spirals, and other figures whose equations are complicated ...
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Compression and Conversion Help
Geometric Polar Plane Figure 1012 shows a polar plane on which the radial scale is graduated geometrically. The point corresponding to 1 on the r axis is halfway between the origin and the outer periphery, which is ...
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Geometry and Navigation Help
Introduction to Geometry and Navigation Navigators and military people use a form of coordinate plane similar to that used by mathematicians. The radius is more often called the range , and realworld units are commonly specified, ...
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Alternative 3D Coordinates Help
Alternative 3D Coordinates  Latitude and Longitude Here are some coordinate systems that are used in mathematics and science when working in 3D space. Latitude And Longitude
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